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RUB plans to introduce programme on social policy

Policy: Parliamentarians, civil servants, leaders of non-government and civil society organisations are attending a ten-day certificate course on social policy that started on December 21 at the College of Natural Resources in Lobesa, Punakha.

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Favouritism, nepotism, most prevalent forms of corruption in Bhutan

National Corruption Barometer Survey (NCBS) conducted by the Bhutan Transparency Initiative (BTI) launched yesterday
Corruption: Favouritism and nepotism in recruitment, promotion and transfer are the most prevalent forms of corruption in the country. This is followed by misuse of public funds and facilities, and the deliberate delaying of decisions with corrupt motives.

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Chillies seized in Gelephu

Seizure: The Bhutan Agriculture and Food Regulatory Authority (BAFRA)  in Gelephu seized at least 65kgs of illegally imported chillies from five vegetables vendors in Gelephu on December 20.

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From oranges to ginger

Norbugang decides to leave oranges for a crop that requires less work Agriculture: With their orange trees deteriorating every year and with no hope of reviving a once lucrative occupation, many farmers in Norbugang gewog in Nganglam are slowly shifting towards ginger cultivation.

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