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Karmic connection of two Nations

As Bhutan declared October 14 a day of mourning and the national flag flew at half-mast for three days to mourn the sad demise of His Majesty King Bhumibol Adulyadej of Thailand, we experienced a special bond shared by our two Buddhist Kingdoms.

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Scam alert

It’s happened again.

Police have arrested two in connection with a scam promising employment in the US. Sixteen victims paid at least Nu 30,000 each.

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Intervention required

Most tenants in Phuentsholing are at the mercy of their landlords.

You either silently accept any increase in the rent, even if it is twice in one year, or risk being evicted.

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Investing now to save later

While on the one hand, the government is talking about building a top-quality East-West highway that will make Bhutanese proud, some gewog connectivity roads are disintegrating even before blacktopping work is completed.

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Let’s join the little ones

We are progressing. We are prospering. We have seen rapid economic development over the years. Our society is no longer what it was just a few decades ago. We have made quite a stride for which we should rightfully be proud of.

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Get involved

An important survey on drug use in the country begins this month.

The resulting study will attempt to provide us with concrete information on who are using drugs, what drugs they’re abusing, and how they’re abusing it. A picture will also be painted of what the social and health impacts of drug use are.

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A call for change

Judiciary and judicial system of the country have been on the limelight these past few months. Our society is changing, and changing rapidly. We no longer are a safely cocooned little nation at peace with itself.

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