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Monthly Archives: March 2017

We learn from mistakes

A reinvestigation has confirmed that a bar was in operation and sale of alcohol occurred during a party held on the Tendu Central School campus on the nights of March 5 and 6. We applaud the education ministry for reopening the case and looking into the allegations.

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Bhutan among 100 happiest countries

Bhutanese in general are happy people. However, a closer look at economic and social factors, which affect a person’s happiness, Bhutan as a country is not one of the happiest in the world.

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Picture story

Prime Minister Tshering Tobgay visited Thailand’s Grand Palace yesterday morning to pay his respects to the late King Bhumibol Adulyadej. Lyonchoen left Bangkok yesterday evening for Guwahati where he will be attending the Namami Brahmaputra on March 31 as the Guest of Honour. The Namami Brahmaputra is being organised by …

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PM delivers keynote address at GEF meet in Paris

If preservation of environment is the common global goal, the world is witnessing a “tragedy of the commons,” Prime Minister Tshering Tobgay said in his keynote address at the first meeting of the 7th replenishment of the Global Environment Facility (GEF) Trust Fund in Paris yesterday.

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Using science for better policies

Scientists and researchers from the Ugyen Wangchuck Institute of Conservation and Environment Research (UWICER) and abroad are working on how to reach their findings to the public and policy makers in the most effective and easiest way possible.

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