Monday , January 23 2017

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Mad rush to process citizenship identity cards

Rumours have contributed to the long queues at the civil registration and census office

Administration: Hundreds gather at the Trashichhodzong every morning to process their citizenship identity cards (CID) or correct bio data. With the school vacation shortened, the crowd keeps growing. Some come as early as 8am.

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Samtse town’s slow rise

One of only three buildings under construction in the core Samtse town area

Infrastructure:  Two years after construction in the core area of Samtse town was approved, progress remains at a snail’s pace. Only three buildings are currently being constructed.

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Bangkok drug case nearing end

Update: The case against four individuals allegedly involved in drug smuggling to Bangkok, Thailand which has reached the High Court is nearing its end.

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21 percent of houses empty in Tashiding

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Agriculture: Of 355 households in Tashiding gewog in Dagana, 75 are gungtongs or empty households. The figure, according to agriculture minister Yeshey Dorji, who is in the dzongkhag, is alarming and disheartening.

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What real investigative journalism is

A must-read book for everyone in the news media and for aspiring journalists

Review: Two reporters of the Washington Post, Carl Bernstein and Bob Woodward, in their attempt to cover a burglary story at the Democratic headquarters, expose a political scandal which came to be known as the Watergate scandal.

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Strengthening the child justice system

Workshop: Two guidelines to strengthen the child justice system in the country are in the making. Once finalised, these guidelines will ensure that children in conflict with the law are dealt with in a child-friendly manner.

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My Country, My Town

My Country, My Town