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Urbanising Paro

The Election Commission of Bhutan has released the delimitation order of the 15 dzongkhag thromdes. As expected, there were changes and also resistance to the change.

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To right a wronged system

Ministries, departments, autonomous agencies and local governments were all notified on the independent review body, recently formed by the finance ministry, that will address grievances from suppliers.

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Don’t tell the media

The sight of nosy reporters hanging around offices and businesses is often not appreciated unless they were called or invited. And quite often, young reporters give into pressures. They come back empty handed thoroughly convinced that the issue is either sensitive or officials are not ready to talk.

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Seeking clarity

The appeal by the Office of Attorney General against the judgment issued by the Haa court in the Lhakhang Karpo case has brought some important issues that are drawing attention not only of the public, but of institutions as well.

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Less bark more bite?

The second phase of the national dog population management and rabies control programme has come to an end. According to the official assessment, the effort has paid off.

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For a green cremation

odern incinerator was introduced at the Thimphu crematorium in 1998, Aum Pem, then talking to Kuensel, wished her death to coincide when the monastic body was still at their winter residence in Punakha.

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A hot potato appeal

It was already a high profile affair, the Lhakhang Karpo construction case. An elected minister was retrospectively accused of misuse of authority, taken to court and then acquitted.

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Being health conscious

The red rice, suja and shakam breakfast is fast disappearing from the Bhutanese table. Not so much because of affordability, but for health reasons. Bhutanese are fast realising that sitting in front of the computer, all day, cannot digest their favourite breakfast.

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