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400 years of Zhung Dratshang Commemorated

On May 11, 2022, the auspicious occasion of Zhabdrung Kuchoe, His Majesty The King, His Majesty the Fourth Druk Gyalpo, His Holiness the Je Khenpo and the...

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Dubai Expo 2020 – Platform for showcasing Bhutan

The Dubai Expo 2020 began from October 1, 2021 till March 31, 2022. Bhutan also participated in the event. In an exclusive with The Journalist, Pem Zam,...

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Planks inside Phajoding’s Khangzang Lhakhang rot after just a year

The Nu. 200 million Phajoding Monastery Conservation Project, which began in 2017 with support from the government of India (GoI) was supposed to be completed in the...

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Bar licenses to be issued soon

PM seeks opinions concerning observing Tuesday as alcohol free day In one of the most criticized bill passed by the parliament by civil society organizations (CSOs) and health...

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Bhutan - Flooded by CSOs?

Bhutan has 54 CSOs excluding many informal associations functioning like CSOs The Civil Service Organization (CS0) Amendment Bill 2021 will be tabled in the forthcoming session of the...

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81 days at the Frontiers

There are several institutions and people who offered their unconditional service to the Nation as Bhutan battled the COVID 19 Pandemic. One and arguably the institution which...

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Bhutanese films ignored and unacknowledged

Despite lack of support from the government, Bhutanese films, spearheaded by individuals have attained international recognition  The success of “Lunana: A Yak in the Classroom,” hopefully would have...

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Boulders, Stone, Sand without an authorizing agency?

The Forest and Nature Conservation Act (FNCA) of Bhutan 1995 will be amended as the FNCA Bill 2021 will be tabled in the forthcoming session of the...

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A layman’s say on the Tsirang Case

The development of a country together with rise in the voices of people, the media questioning the government and other agencies on policies made and asking for...

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Still in 1992- Bhutan’s Static Property Tax – Part II

In the former week’s issue, The Journalist had pointed out that Bhutan’s Property Tax, which is still based on the Taxation Policy of Bhutan 1992, needs to...

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A take on the notification

All ingredients were bought and the group was waiting for the spicy Trashiyangtse chilly. This came in the form of a statement from the Secretary, Ministry of...

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To harness the Demographic Dividend

The demography of a country is important from several lenses and defines a nation’s economy, social practices and even politics. However, its relation with economics is one...

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The Australian Magnet

Hundreds of Bhutanese continue to leave for Australia Hundreds of people who had queued at the Institute of Management Studies (IMS), Serbithang, on March 31, 2022, to register...