Make agriculture an all-time national agenda

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The recent directives from the government to encourage farmers in all dzongkhags to increase the production of food items could be a small but significant step. It has been long overdue.

How Inclusive is Bhutan’s Growth?

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Part 2 of 2 In the first part, Bhutan’s performance in the five variables of economic opportunities of the 15 that composed the ESCAP’s inclusive index was discussed. ESCAP’s 2015 survey did not include the figures for Bhutan. This article attempts to do that.

The late clarification slaughters the meaty debate

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Thanks to the question in the Parliament on the government’s livestock mega projects. It has helped extract the much-needed clarification.

How Inclusive is Bhutan’s Growth?

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Part 1 of 2

1. ESCAP’s Inclusive Growth Index

In line with the ESCAP’s mandate to bring 743 millions of poor people in Asia and the Pacific region into the economic mainstream,

Are we living the age of paradox?

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After office hour on Friday, my 10th grade son comes home and says, “mama, did you hear the shocking news today?

Earthquakes in Bhutan: past, present, future Part II

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Present Fortunately, it is not necessary to “wait” for…

The meaty debate

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Where is my country heading? Dear Prime Minister, I write…

Being well-prepared is subjective and relative

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Going through Kuensel’s article  “Is Bhutan ready for the…

Earthquakes in Bhutan: past, present, future Part I

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The intent of this article is to provide a brief introduction…

Investing more in our teachers

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Teaching may be the noblest profession of all, but it’s certainly…

Creating shared values – doing more than just giving

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Businesses are institutional members of society and have an obligation…

What will it take to civilise us?

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A four-part tongue-in-cheek attempt to ferret out the distinctive…

Pilgrimage to Bodhgaya: An experience

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I returned from a 10-day pilgrimage to Bodhgaya, the holiest…