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Such mistakes are pathetic

Reports of National Assembly MPs doing table tours seem to have kicked up quite a rumpus in the House. The day after this newspaper picked up the issue and brought it to the notice of the electorate, the MPs were seen darting about frantically to authenticate their tour details with the accounts.

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Bringing dishonest MPs to light

So our honourable Members of Parliament (MP) have been doing a lot of table tours. When the National Assembly brings out its annual report next month, the report in general and the MPs’ fake tour in particular, will make for an interesting reading.

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Teacher shortage must be addressed

We have always had shortage of teachers. The situation may be improving going by the numbers but the improvement is nowhere near satisfactory. Shortage of 400 teachers is a lot still. We need to do more.

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(Mis)handling the SMU issue

For a large number of Bhutanese who graduated from Sikkim Manipal University (SMU) these past few months have been living in the roil and torment of the time. The small hope that the prime minister offered them four months ago, that their degree would be recognised, has hit the wall straight and come to naught. The government’s stand now is: there is nothing that can be done about it. They, the graduates, feel vastly cheated and lied to because that’s the only feeling they can have in such a situation.

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