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Bhutan presents CEDAW report to UN

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Report: Bhutan presented its eighth and ninth combined periodic report to the Committee on the Convention on Elimination of all Forms of Discrimination Against Women (CEDAW) on October 27 at the United Nations Office in Geneva, Switzerland, according to a foreign affairs press release.

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Three arrested for display of weapon

Crime: On October 25, Thimphu police received a complaint that two men, one armed with a knife, were looking for a shop owner at the Centenary Farmers Market (CFM) and were threatening to kill the owner.

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Ambassador attends UK Bhutan Society annual dinner

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Friendship: The Bhutan Society of the United Kingdom, one of the oldest friendship societies for Bhutan in Europe, organised its annual dinner at the historic Charterhouse in London on October 21, according to a foreign affairs press release.

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Enhancing rice production

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Agriculture: The agriculture department of the Ministry of Agriculture and Forests yesterday signed a Partnership Project with the Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) to conduct a research trial to find solutions to manage weeds in rice cultivation in Bhutan without the use of synthetic herbicides.

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My Country, My Town

My Country, My Town