Thursday , June 30 2016
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For a skilled workforce

There is a lot of focus on improving our technical and vocational education in the country. A blueprint to make the field attractive is readied and will be submitted to the Cabinet soon.

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Building good toilet culture

A group of students from Yoezerling Higher Secondary School were seen cleaning public toilets during Paro tshechu this week. They volunteered to do the service with Bhutan Toilet Organisation (BTO).

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In everybody’s interest

After almost two years of investigations, Gidawom mining case’s verdict is finally out. If a court verdict is judged by who won or lost, as many Bhutanese would like to read, the 29 property owners around the mines have won.

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Ignore the noise

It is a pity that we are still divided about women participating in khuru tournaments.

But that is to be expected of societies in transition.

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Catching up with history

When it comes to our drainage systems, we may be finally catching up to the Indus valley civilization. Some may dismiss the preceding statement as journalistic hyperbole but the ancient city’s drainage system was an elaborate one.

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Sharing the burden

Exactly a decade ago, a Kuensel editorial warned the people about the hazards of a good life. New trend of health problems that doctors call lifestyle disease were just beginning to emerge.

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Disciplining ourselves financially

Judging by the vehicles on our roads, the smart phones in our pockets, and large flat screen televisions adorning our walls, you could be forgiven for thinking that Bhutan is not a least developed country.

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