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Our Gyalsey is Special

The Nation’s Son His Royal Highness Gyalsey Jigme Namgyel Wangchuck is one year old  tomorrow. On this same day last year, the Kingdom experienced enormous joy and happiness with the birth of The Gyalsey.

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Need for better precautions

The Bhutanese man who went missing in Bangkok for 10 days has finally been found. We are thankful to those people who may have helped him get through his 10-day ordeal, which undoubtedly must have been a dreadfully frightening experience.

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Looking ahead

Vacation is over. It’s time for school again.

As we look ahead from this season’s tail end, Shelley comes to mind. We are very much in the winter’s icy grip, but spring, the time of rebirth, regeneration and hope, isn’t far behind.

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Exploiting ICT to the fullest

Another signifiant milestone occurs today in the fields of information communications technology (ICT) and banking. The government will launch its interbank online payment gateway which will enable customers to make online payments between accounts of three banks. Until now, online payments were limited to between accounts within a bank.

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Thoughts of fire season

The season of fire is upon us. Recently, in a span of a week, Thimphu saw two forest fires – one above Simtokha Dzong and the other at Serbithang. Going by how frequent such incidences are, especially during winter, we can expect many more.

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No landmark decision

Businessman Sonam Phuntsho (Ap SP) withdrew his libel case against freelance journalist Namgay Zam and Dr Shacha Wangmo, a day before a much-awaited verdict was to be handed down.

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