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Up to 400 housing units planned for P’ling

There are an estimated 5,000 Bhutanese living in the Indian border town of Jaigaon today

Housing: In order to curb the current housing problem in Phuentsholing, the government has identified seven sites to construct affordable houses in the next two years.

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RIGSS launches new leadership programme

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Profession: The Royal Institute for Governance and Strategic Studies (RIGSS) introduced a new training course called the Young Professionals Leadership Programme (YPLP) in Phuentsholing yesterday.

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BDD members in the Philippines

Democracy: A Bhutan Democracy Dialogue (BDD) delegation was in Manila, the Philippines to participate in a seminar on leadership and management in good governance.

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Task force to study teacher workload formed

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This is the new education minister’s first directive

Education: On the day the new education minister, Norbu Wangchuk took charge of the ministry, a memo commissioning a task force to study the workload of teachers in the country was issued.

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My Country, My Town

  • Road read: The question is whether it’s advice (while good, no doubt) for self or others or both? Photo Bidur Rai
  • Powerful wishes: Did these footballs hung from a tree have anything to do with the Leicester City victory? Photo by Tshering Doma, ICS
    Powerful wishes: Did these footballs hung from a tree have anything to do with the Leicester City victory? Photo by Tshering Doma, ICS
  • Dancing goat: Sometimes one just gets the urge to get up and shake a leg Photo by Kelzang Wangchuk, Kuensel, Thimphu