What beyond the e-GP system?

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Every year, the government spends millions of Ngultrums on works…

Getting set for the monsoon

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If the week that just went by was wet, we had better be prepared for worse.  Monsoon has just begun and we will see more rain in the coming days, going by the weather forecast.

The Karpo verdict

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The much-awaited verdict on the Lhakhang Karpo case is out, bringing the case to an end, at least for now.

The dzongkhag court acquitted foreign minister Rinzin Dorje of all charges the Anti Corruption Commission had compiled after almost two years of investigation.  He will have to pay only Nu 4,166 as restitution to the government within 10 days.  The penalty was imposed after the minister was not able to produce receipts for using a government vehicle to transport timber to his construction site in Thimphu from Haa.

Facilitating FDI

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The need for foreign direct investment was long recognised, given the lack of capital and expertise, the need to create employment and generate income.

Know the danger of MERS

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This deadly disease called MERS has come closer home. MERS is Middle East respiratory syndrome (MERS), a viral respiratory disease caused by a coronavirus (MERS-CoV) that was first identified in Saudi Arabia in 2012.

An e-car can of worms

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Six years ago, when the first electric car was launched, coinciding…

Cleaning the mine and its image

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As a nation that fervently considers the conservation of the environment as a national policy, the mining industry is always projected as a bad industry.

Win-win BBIN

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That Bhutan, Bangladesh, India and Nepal have signed an important…

Let’s celebrate the game

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We have a tendency to go wild and turn ourselves into animals whenever we have big games and competitions. Let it not be this day.

Safety first

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Consumers of liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) are facing some problem, following the trade department’s letter to the Indian Oil corporation ltd. to not refill expired LPG cylinders.

Child labour in the local context

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Agencies involved in childcare and protection yesterday came to a more logical conclusion - to define child labour in the Bhutanese context.

The thorny thromde issue

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When it comes to decision-making, there is a lot to learn from our past experience. Despite still being a developing country, we are known, even admired, for having clarity of view, and the courage to decide our own priorities and to move at our own pace.

Being responsible

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The latest mobile phones, whether an Apple iPhone or Samsung Galaxy, are expensive.  Therefore, any offer, discount or the common get-one-free scheme excites people.