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We can certainly do more

Thousands of Bhutanese participated in a mass cleaning campaign yesterday. Children as young as three were seen tagging along their parents and elders, picking up waste lying by the roadsides and drains. There were powerful people. There were powerless people, too.

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A Decade on the Golden Throne

Exactly ten years ago today, the Great Fourth Druk Gyalpo Jigme Singye Wangchuck handed over the destiny of Bhutan to His Majesty Druk Gyalpo Jigme Khesar Namgyel Wangchuck and Drukyul continued its journey of unprecedented peace, harmony and prosperity.

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Encouraging self-employment

Youth unemployment is growing. For a country like Bhutan, this could have serious implications.

According to the labour ministry’s Labour Force Survey Report 2015, 147,000 people will be looking for employment by 2018. The figure is staggering. It is worrying.

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Making our home clean

Come December 9 and every citizen in the country will be out cleaning the roadside drains and environment around them. The day will be declared a national holiday. All in an effort to make Bhutan the cleanest country in the world!

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Should we regulate private school fees?

The National Council is in the process of coming up with a set of recommendations for the framing of guidelines for private schools. One of the main issues is rising private school fees, which is not only bothering the Council but also parents across the country. The issue raises the ...

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