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Safety first

Consumers of liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) are facing some problem, following the trade department’s letter to the Indian Oil corporation ltd. to not refill expired LPG cylinders.

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The thorny thromde issue

When it comes to decision-making, there is a lot to learn from our past experience. Despite still being a developing country, we are known, even admired, for having clarity of view, and the courage to decide our own priorities and to move at our own pace.

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Being responsible

The latest mobile phones, whether an Apple iPhone or Samsung Galaxy, are expensive.  Therefore, any offer, discount or the common get-one-free scheme excites people.

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A green Guinness record

It is official.  Bhutan has entered the Guinness Book of World Records for planting the most number of trees in an hour.  The official record says 49,672 trees planted at Kuenselphodrang, Thimphu, although 50,000 was the number attempted.

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Greening Bhutan

By the time we read this, Bhutan could have entered the Guinness Book of World Records for planting 50,000 tree saplings in an hour by 100 people. This is a massive feat that merits recognition.

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The tobacco habit rebounds

We are fighting a losing battle against controlling tobacco, going by reports. This is after we became one the few countries, and in fact the first one to pioneer tobacco control initiatives.

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Giving the young a voice

If building strong democratic institutions is a continuous process in our journey towards a strong democracy, the Bhutan Children’s Parliament is a much-welcomed initiative.

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When opinions differ…

When the National Assembly passed the Entitlement and Service Conditions for Commissioners of Constitutional Offices (amendment) Bill, repealing the provision that requires commissioners and members of constitutional offices to resign,

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