Children’s park in Trashigang remains deserted

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With broken slides and no maintenance, the only children’s park in Trashigang town is in a sad state of disrepair.  Many residents welcomed the new  park two years ago. However, residents are now sceptical of the park safety measures. 

No medical shop in Trongsa town

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With no medical shop in Trongsa town, residents have to visit the hospital even to get a pill for a minor illness, residents said.  The only medical shop in town closed more than six months ago.  A resident, Jigme said that children and elders suffer from motion sickness.

National Assembly bye-elections on June 29

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Bye-elections in Mongar and Nganglam constituencies will be held on June 29, according to a notification issued today by the Election Commission of Bhutan (ECB).

Boulder export from P’ling still on halt

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Export of boulders from Phuentsholing has not resumed after it was stopped on April 17, following the third lockdown in the town.

Registration of cottage-scale industries made easy

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Registration of cottage-scale businesses can be done online now.  

Man disappears after fatally stabbing roommate 

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A 36-year-old man from Samtse was found stabbed in his apartment in Babesa, Thimphu yesterday. The deceased was stabbed in the chest.  

Bhutan has the highest quality of leadership: WHO  

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Since the beginning of the pandemic in the country, His Majesty The King has spent almost 80 percent of his time outside the palace, mostly in the bordering areas in the south of the country. 

Nu 6.6 billion worth of cars imported in 2020

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The Covid-19 pandemic has disrupted the economy and livelihoods, but one sector that was not affected, going by records, is the import of motor vehicles. 

No bus service between Haa and Paro

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It has been a year since there has not been a bus service between Haa and Paro.

Animal feed price hike worries farmers

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Following the increase in prices of raw materials in India, prices of poultry and pig feed increased by 10 percent and cattle feed increased by 5 percent on May 10.  

Man charged for rape of a minor

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The Office of the Attorney General (OAG) charged a 28-year-old-man to  Pemagatshel Court last week for alleged rape of a minor and incest.  

In isolation: My Covid-19 experience

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Testing positive for Covid-19 has more psychological impact than the virus actually does to your physical health. Once you know that you have the virus in you, mind makes up all the symptoms. You start to find them all in you.

Thimphu traffic woes frustrate commuters

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It is 8am. Sonam Dema begins her drive to work from Jungshina to Changzamtok. But she is not alone. There is already a long queue of cars on the Dechhog Lam near the Centre for Bhutan Studies and GNH building.