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Runaway detainee caught in Tsirang

Crime: Two days after he managed to escape from the detention centre, Damphu police and volunteers on August 21 caught the 43-year-old man, who has been accused of rape of a child below 18 years.

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Zhung dratshang refutes earthquake rumours

Discussions are on to trace those responsible for spreading wrong information 

Clarification: Allaying fears of an earthquake predicted next month, the central monastic body yesterday clarified that the rumours are untrue and misleading the people.

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Seeking relief from double taxation

Refraining from incorporating the companies under the Companies Act seems to be a way out

Business: Several big business establishments in the private sector are intentionally refraining from incorporating their companies under the Companies Act to avoid being trapped in the double taxation structure like the Druk Holdings Investment (DHI).

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RICBL heads accused of mismanagement

An anonymous letter has been sent to the ACC and the company’s board 

Grievances: Accusing the Royal Insurance Corporation of Bhutan Ltd (RICBL) management of lapses, misuse of authority and favoritism, an anonymous letter has been sent to the Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) seeking investigation.

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Tourism policy under review

The policy will also cover regional tourists that is increasing by the day

Tourism: To address emerging challenges and trends in the tourism industry, a team from the World Bank is reviewing Bhutan’s tourism policy.

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