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Protecting the national workforce

Much to the relief of thousands of people who work as daily wage earners, the labour ministry has revised the daily wage by about 30 to 35 percent. The percentage when translated to actual cash will not be much given their already low wage, but they will still welcome the raise.

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Hydropower and the Bhutanese economy

Today we are seeing three mega hydropower projects underway with mega attention from public eye and critics thereof. And recently we have been noticing appetite from lawmakers to review the Electricity Act-2001 and the Hydropower Policy-2008. Thus the Hydropower sector clearly stands in the limelight at present.

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Imported vegies and fruits safe

More tests will be conducted to see winter crops are contaminated 

Food: Vegetables and fruits from across the border imported for sale in Phuentsholing are safe to consume, Bhutan Agriculture and Food Regulatory Authority (BAFRA) officials have confirmed.

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The main of weight training

HEALTH AND FITNESS: Dear Sir, I just joined a gym. I am extremely excited about what will come my way. I have read that exercises and sports build character and confidence. Could you please explain it in depth what this means, and what I should expect from it? Jigme Penjor

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