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Driven to death

On September 10, the health ministry called on everyone to take a minute and change a life. The call was made to mark world suicide prevention day.

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Save our children

Sometime last year, a 12-year-old girl student reported contemplating suicide. She alleged her alcoholic father of touching her inappropriately and made her watch porn on his cell phone.

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So it has been still?

Department of Roads (DoR) has said lack of “in-depth study” of the soil conditions before the construction of roads, widening activities, and heavy rainfall were among the causes leading to numerous roadblocks in the country.

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Performance matters

The announcement by the Royal Civil Service Commission on the performance of university graduates in the civil service examination is an important revelation.

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Healthy debate is necessary

Sad it is that corporatising Jigme Dorji Wangchuck National Referral Hospital (JDWNRH) has become a fight between the government and media. At the core of the issue is the nation’s effort to provide a platform to address the pressing issue of specialist retention and to improve the overall quality of health services.

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Cultured identity?

Culture. We hear, see and live it everyday. To many of us, discussing culture, its significance and its relevance has become a culture in itself. We identify with varying cultural expressions, both tangible and intangible ,and some as even extraordinary because it gives the society its identity.

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