Sunday , December 11 2016
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Our bodies make us proud

Bhutanese athletes made history at the 50th Asian Bodybuilding and Physique Sports Championship by winning seven medals. We must cherish such achievements by fellow Bhutanese with pride and appreciation.

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Real town planning

The news of the development of Sarpang’s new town comes as a breath of fresh air. It gives us the hope of a uniquely Bhutanese town.

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Making a nation with the best health

The World Health Organisation (WHO) recently recognised the efforts of our health system to eliminate maternal and neonatal tetanus. We have been hugely successful in these areas of health issues. It is good news that the countries in South-East Asia have made remarkable progress in the area of maternal and child health in the recent years.

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Recognising conservationists

Of the fifteen conservationists from around the world who were recognised as ‘Hotspot Heroes’ during the 6th World Conservation Congress of International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) at the Bishop Museum in Hawaii, the USA, one was our own.

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LG elections: Some healthy developments

As we prepare for the local government elections, we are hearing some encouraging news. Local governments have to be strong and efficient if development must reach the rural pockets of the country. Otherwise, the whole purpose of decentralisation of power will be defeated.

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