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Judges call for vital amendment

We all live under the rule of law. The purpose simply is that our rights are protected and other’s respected. Sometimes the best law vetted through a rigid process of legislation could leave room for improvement when it is implemented on the ground.

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Need to create a system that is fair to all

There is something utterly wrong with the way we plan job creation in this country. Even as we are already grappling with the challenge of excess supply of jobseekers, our methods to address the problems are further complicating the already grave employment situation in the country.

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Looking for leaders

There is some urgency in the upcoming thromde elections. The election of thrompons and his team is scheduled for January 25. There are only six days for interested candidates to file their nominations before they start campaigning for a month.

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The real journey begins now

Around 125,000 Bhutanese were directly trained during the 5-year Chiphen Rigpel IT project that ended this week. It is estimated that at least 200,000 Bhutanese were impacted by the project.

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Hazards on the road

Four cars collided and three people suffered from collateral damage in less than an hour on the busy Thimphu-Paro highway yesterday. The numbers could have been more had the police not intervened as soon as they received information.

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Educating women to enhance participation

Discussions surrounding women’s participation in politics is back again. Fortunately this time around, the discourse is not about reserving seats for them or providing quotas. The focus is on systematic education to change the mind-set.

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Need to build strong civil service

His Majesty the King’s National Day address on December 17 in Paro delved deep into the life of the nation and set the tone for its future successes. It was one of the most important Royal Addresses that defined the shape and soul of this forward-looking nation. The making of ...

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A timely recognition

We come together on December 17 every year. We celebrate the National Day. We celebrate nationhood. The Druk Gyalpo addresses the nation, offers his appreciation to the people and shares his wisdom leaving the people inspired and comforted.

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