Saturday , March 25 2017
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Intervention required

Several Bhutan Telecom subscribers have claimed that they are being charged for data usage even when not using the company’s mobile data service.

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Centralising information flow

As forecast, the weather improved slightly yesterday.

His Majesty The King remains in the south and on the ground, personally assessing and leading protection, relief and recovery works. We can ask for no better example of leadership.

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Wading through monsoon

The past few days have been difficult and testing, particularly for the people in the south. As the monsoon continues to unleash its wrath, we are losing vital communication lines and increasing number of homes.

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Housing needs attention

Housing is at the heart of development all over the world. It is welcome news that the government is trying to address the housing problems of Phuentsholing through the National Housing Development Corporation (NHDC).

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How many times?

A trail of disaster that yesterday’s flood left in Sarpang reminds us of our mind-numbing inability to even decide when and how to relocate the town to a safer place.

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Focus on demand not supply

By 2018, if all goes according to plan, Bhutan will produce a thousand metric tonnes of pork annually. But this will still be short of demand by around a thousand tonnes going by import statistics.

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Welcome Home!

It is heartening, encouraging and inspiring to know that the villagers of Taksa are returning to  their village where their parents and grand parents, and so on, have lived for generations.

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