We cannot take Covid-19 lightly

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Our greatest worry was that there would be fatigue and complacency. We cannot be complacent or be overtaken by weariness. These are extraordinary times we are living in.

Breaching safety protocols must be considered criminal

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Non-observance of public order seems to be increasing by the…

The Jomotsangkha lesson

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Jomotsangkha is under strict restrictions. The lockdown in India…

We must be averse to and fight complacency

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As we fight the pandemic that threatens to spread rapidly, it is important that we do not become complacent.

Able to live normal lives in abnormal times

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A sizeable proportion of the Bhutanese population – extremely…

Beyond the kidu

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Thousands of Bhutanese who were directly affected by the coronavirus…

Waiving off house rent

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At a private sector meeting held yesterday, one issue that dominated…

The sector must grow if it is the biggest employer

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The latest labour force survey report shows Bhutan’s employment rate at 97.3 percent. In other words, the overall unemployment rate has come down to 2.7 percent.

Preparing for change

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We have successfully contained the spread of the novel coronavirus. Those who contracted the virus are recovering and our attention is now on preventing a community infection.

There is no reason to panic

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We do not know how long the Covid-19 pandemic will last. And…

Smuggling is the worst crime today

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Even with the borders sealed and strict restrictions in place, smuggling has become so rampant of late that it seems smugglers are competing or testing people who are ensuring that no illegal activities are happening amid the new coronavirus pandemic.

Watching what your children watch

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When will the schools reopen? This is a question on the minds of many parents with schools closed and students staying home, some mostly on their own.

Looking beyond Covid-19

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We will continue to feel the disruptions due to the Covid-19…