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King and Queen of Sweden to visit Bhutan

Royal visit: Another Royal Couple, Their Majesties King Carl XVI Gustaf and Queen Silvia of Sweden will pay a three-day state visit to Bhutan beginning June 8, at the invitation of His Majesty The King.

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Women vying for LG posts

LG: If 34-year-old Lhaki Wangmo and 51-year-old Sonam from Nanong in Pemagatshel manage to woo the voters during the upcoming Local Government (LG) election, Nanong could be the only gewog in the country with two female local leaders.

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New name for BOiC

The new SOE will still have to wait for the SME banking regulation

Policy: The Business Information and Opportunity Centre (BOiC) is likely to be transformed into the Rural Enterprise Development Corporation, a state enterprise.

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A village of five people

Migration: The 20-minute walk up from Dangdung village, Langthel gewog, Trongsa, towards Lingtoe village reveals the ruins of irrigation channels and other structures covered in overgrowth.

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Royal Bhutan Army Chief visits India

RBA Chief Operations Officer, Lt General Batoo Tshering is in India at the invitation of the Indian Army’s Chief of Army Staff, General Dalbir Singh, according to an RBA press release.

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Unpaid Bhutanese in Qatar raise concerns

The labour ministry will intervene and contact the company in Qatar

Employment: After completing class XII, Pema Wangchuk was unable to pursue his higher education because of his average marks. He struggled for many years looking for a job in the country.

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13th Tarayana fair begins

The three-day fair is being held at the Tarayana Park at Chubachu

Festival: The 13th Tarayana fair, with a promise of nothing but fun-filled activities and philanthropy kicked off in the capital yesterday.

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Safeguarding the Bazam

Public property: People have been slicing and cutting wooden trusses, railings and thresholds of bazams or traditional bridges in Thimphu to take home pieces of wood to use in religious rituals.

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BBIN motor vehicle agreement faces roadblock

The agreement is expected to face resistance from the opposition party  BBIN: The government’s fight for ratification of the Bangladesh, Bhutan, India and Nepal (BBIN) motor vehicle agreement will hit a major roadblock in the upcoming Parliament session.

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