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Contestant to challenge Zomdu results

Thromde: Phuentsholing Maed new thrompon contestant Tandin Wangchuk lost the seat to former Thrompon Tsheten Dorji and is filing a complaint to the Election Commission of Bhutan dispute settlement committee today.

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ACC completes RICBL embezzlement case

Four prime suspects and 33 accomplices are likely to be implicated

Corruption: The Anti Corruption Commission (ACC) has completed investigating the embezzlement of more than Nu 91.6M (million) from the Royal Insurance Corporation of Bhutan’s (RICBL) branch office in Paro.

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Trilateral cooperation likely for Kuri -I

Hydropower: Should the initial deal on Kuri-I project succeed, it is likely that Bangladesh would be investing in Bhutan’s hydropower sector.

The most recent development in pursuing the 1125MW Kuri-I project is that the project might be considered for development through a trilateral co-operation between Bhutan, Bangladesh and India.

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ACC forwards 17 more cases to OAG

Paro NC member and former DRC director alleged for “commercial bribery”

Corruption: The Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) has recently forwarded 17 more cases to the Office of the Attorney General (OAG) for prosecution in connection with the ongoing entrenched corruption investigation in Phuentsholing.

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