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BKP questions BOiC merger

BOiC: The Bhutan Kuen-nyam Party (BKP), in a press release issued yesterday, has called for the government to be held accountable for creating the Business Opportunity Information Centre (BOiC) illegally and despite warnings provided by the party.

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Controversies surrounding Bumdra campsite

A verification team from Paro dzongkhag is due to visit the site

Tourism: Following allegations of a permanent private campsite set up at Bumdra, above Taktshang monastery, the Paro dzongkhag administration will send a verification team to the area this week.

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Date set for children’s parliament elections

Democracy: The first-ever Bhutan Children’s Parliament (BCP) election for its National Council and National Assembly members will occur on September 12, the election commission has announced through a notification.

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Pemagatshel DT endorses Denchi as dzongkhag thromde

Thromde: Denchi town in Pemagatshel will be the dzongkhag thromde and Nganglam, the yenlag throm. The dzongkhag tshogdu during its 10th sitting yesterday decided this through a secret ballot where 14 of the 20 members voted for Denchi as the dzongkhag thromde. Pemagatshel has 11 gewogs,

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Former minister to appeal Supreme Court

Update: The former foreign minister and Haa dzongdag, Rinzin Dorje has decided to appeal to the Supreme Court against the High Court’s September 3 verdict that convicted him to a year in prison.

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Towards resolving career stagnation

RCSC: A health technician recently resigned from the civil service although he has 18 more years before he reached the age of superannuation. He resigned because he saw no future in his career.

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A green movement in government procurement

Initiative to encourage reducing goods that impact the environment

Seminar: Durability and environmental impact of a public procurement should be given equal weightage for selecting a tender, besides the price.

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