Institutional obstruction to fight corruption

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The news of “no uniformity in the treatment of corruption cases” by the institutions is worrisome and impedes the path to a corruption-free society. This also sets a wrong perception in a society and has far reaching consequences.

Back-to-school: Strategies for reopening schools during the Covid-19 pandemic

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Recently, the Ministry of Education (MoE) proposed to re-open schools for grades IX and XI along with grades X and XII after the lockdown. Thenceforth, it has been one of the most debated and important issues regarding the reopening of schools during the Covid-19 pandemic on social media.
Without students, a school is a lonely place. (Photo: Kuenzang Dorji)kuensel

The by-products of new normal of the education system

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For the first time in the history of the Bhutanese education system, we witnessed a paradigm shift in teaching. The education system changed its landscape when the coronavirus pandemic hit us. We have started to resort to technology like never before to mitigate lost instructional hours and leverage distance learning. 

The Buddha and the awesome, incredible mind

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Millions of gods put together can’t beat the mind, says Dzongsar…

Without access to information freedom of media does not exist

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A democratic government must ensure transparency, openness, and…

New Normal Education will start with New Normal Teachers

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Education will never be like before; new normal education has…

Coping with Covid-19

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Did you see the two-year-old baby tugging at its sleeping…

Fighting two pandemics hand in hand in Asia and the Pacific

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Global hunger has been on a regrettable rise in recent years, and despite Asia’s economic clout, the continent – home to more than half of the world’s undernourished – has not been spared. Now COVID-19 is leading to a slow-down of regional economic growth and further threatening food security.

Tourism and COVID-19

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The Policy Brief ‘Tourism and COVID-19” looks at the impacts of the pandemic on the tourism sector, with a focus on livelihoods across all world regions at different development stages, as well as on efforts to advance sustainable development. 

Self-defence is not a defence under criminal justice system of Bhutan

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A man lost his life in Paro, when the son hit him with a sickle after the deceased pushed the mother. Many took to social media to support the son. Netizens justified that the son had a right of self-defence to protect his mother.

Life in VUCA times

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As  21st century homo sapiens, we all are living in ever more volatile, uncertain, complex and ambiguous (VUCA) times. Technology has become part of our daily lives, whether we are early adopters or laggards. Technology is driving every sector imaginable. It is a tech-obsessed world we live in.

A star eclipses...

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My shrinking universe receives another bolt today. In my saddest moments, I would recall my time with Dasho Sangay Dorji and his boundless goodwill and love healed me. His passing away creates a void that will never fill.