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Need to know one’s duties well

The Prime Minister at the 26th Meet the Press programme in Thimphu said that the Constitution gives us the right to freedom of expression but that right does not mean we can undermine others’ rights.

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Lugar theatre is a witness to change

Lugar Theatre has a unique place in the history of our capital city, Thimphu. Many elders and adults may have many fond memories of the cinema hall, which may have been the only place for modern entertainment available in the 1960s. Perhaps, the theatre is a true witness to the change we Bhutanese are experiencing and also a reflection of how far we have come as nation.

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Need to get things right

We are getting things terribly wrong. What are our responsibilities and rights, we seem to forget quite pathetically easily. If one cannot even bare a word of caution, forget criticism, there is a problem.

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Speak, but know your rights well

For the past few days the eminent motormouths have made themselves quite a showpiece, engaging the people unnecessarily and blowing an issue that is still with the court needlessly out of proportion.

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Strength to fight corruption

Fighting corruption is the fundamental duty of every Bhutanese. It is enshrined in the Constitution as: “Every person shall have the duty to uphold and to act against corruption.”  Therefore, the strength to fight corruption must come from the heart of every Bhutanese.

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Healthy debate necessary

The government’s decision to procure utility vehicles for 199 gewogs that have good enough road connectivity has ignited a national debate. It is imperative that we invite healthy discussions, especially when decisions concern development and economic impact that the country likely could confront.

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