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Loan deferment for youth in Japan may take time 

Deferring loan repayment for the youth in Japan may take time because the Bhutan Development Bank Limited (BDBL) requires the client to sign the agreement of deferment in person, Prime Minister Dr Lotay Tshering said. At the Friday Meet yesterday, Lyonchhen said that after the government decided to defer the …

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Bhutan commits to eliminate cervical cancer

Bhutan committed to eliminate cervical cancer at the 144thsession of the WHO executive board, which was held in Geneva, Switzerland from January 24 to February 1. Health Minister Dechen Wangmo said at the Friday Meet yesterday that the main function of the executive board was to decide the agenda for …

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Tertiary hospital likely to come up where education city was planned

The first concept paper on the country’s tertiary hospital, one of the major flagship pledges of the Druk Nyamrup Tshogpa, was ready, health minister Dechen Wangmo said. The hospital would be established in phases. The education city project site at Wang Sisina, Thimphu is being considered as an option. The …

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