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Bank of Bank: Part II

In 1968, the first manager of Bank of Bhutan died in a car crash in Switzerland. With the tragic accident of Mr. John Roger Stansfield Holmes, the country’s first bank had to explore other options of management. The, ‘Review Report 1968-78,’ which documents the history of the bank talks about …

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Punsari, a ‘Smart Neighborhood’ of Community Solutions

Would you imagine a village of six thousand, warmly greeting you with smiles for the reason they live in a safe neighborhood with surveillance cameras in all locations; a smart community in which messages and announcements from the village head office (Gram Panchayat Office) can instantly be delivered to its …

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The dragon returns to space from whence it came

In celebration of science and Bhutan-1 Science as a universal language Science is a universal language without borders. In science, what is being discovered and contributed to the scientific literature and the scientific community is more important than who has done it. In a society where education was traditionally given …

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Deconstructing the gender gap

There is a long-standing notion that the struggle for closing the gender gap is a women’s issue and that women are the sole protagonists of the cause. This view is a myopic one as the gender gap is a societal issue. Therefore, engaging women alone is not enough, and for …

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Have we undermined the law?

Lately, both media and social media platforms in Bhutan have been flooded with the exchanges of corruption allegations, and threats to sue each other between the government and the Opposition. Both accuse each other that their allegations are politically motivated, which I agree they are. Otherwise, I don’t see any …

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