Gyalsey Ugyen Wangchuck

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With the erratic waves of nerves caused by the Covid-19 crisis in people around the globe, it is comforting to sense a calming response in the Buddhist world.

Giving the young a voice

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If building strong democratic institutions is a continuous process in our journey towards a strong democracy, the Bhutan Children’s Parliament is a much-welcomed initiative.

When opinions differ…

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When the National Assembly passed the Entitlement and Service Conditions for Commissioners of Constitutional Offices (amendment) Bill, repealing the provision that requires commissioners and members of constitutional offices to resign,

Prioritising sports

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Basketball enthusiasts in the capital were greeted with a surprise notice yesterday when they, as usual, came to play at the swimming pool complex.  They were asked to enter the indoor basketball court at their own risk.

Zero Tolerance Day impact

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Judging by the disappointment among partygoers and late night owls, the Royal Bhutan Police’s initiative of “Zero Tolerance Day” is working out fine.

Let not debate descend to indecorum

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A member of the opposition reminded the government of the pledges it made and a debate sparked off, almost turning ugly, needing the Deputy Speaker to remind the house of its decorum.

The longstanding LPG rip-off

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Have the liquid petroleum gas (LPG) distributors been cheating their clients for years?  A special audit on import and distribution of LPG in the country indicates so.

Meeting the meat eater’s whim

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A lot of air was cleared yesterday, when members of the government,…

Being prepared

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It was all about “what ifs” at a meeting of heads of agencies…

The proof of the pudding

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On Friday, the Bank of Bhutan added yet another facility, as…

A meaty issue

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Bhutanese have never debated so well on anything than on the…

Tenancy Act’s Second Coming

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A joint sitting of Parliament has passed the Tenancy Act (amended)…

Lest we forget

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Not long ago, when we were not what we are today, one thing that…