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National debt hits Nu 184 billion

By Tshering Bhutan’s national debt hits Nu 184 billion, an increase of Nu 83 billion from Nu 101 billion in 2013. The Member from Panbang Constituency, Dorji Wangdi raised his concern and asked the government to clarify for the increase of the national debt, despite not having initiated a single …

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World Antibiotics Awareness Week observed

By Staff Reporter Bhutan joins the global community to observe the World Antibiotics Awareness Week (WAAW) with a theme, ‘Seek advice from a qualified healthcare professional before taking antibiotics’ by advocating general public on the increasing threat of Antimicrobial Resistance (AMR). Ministry of Health in collaboration with the World Health …

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A much awaited juvenile detention centre

By Dhicksha Darnal People coming into conflict with the law is increasing every year, which is escalating unavoidable challenges for Royal Bhutan Police (RBP) to mange overcrowding in detention rooms and providing space especially for women and children. Though, women and children are small minority of the prison population, their needs …

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The momo man

By Yeshi Choden For few life may be fun, for some life might be joy but for many life is a struggle for survival. If not for small business they do, it seems life has no place for them in this world. It is 6 in the morning and Durga and …

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Igloos of Dochula

By Chimi Rinzin Dochula is known for its breathtaking panoramic view and its majestic 108 chortens gracing the pass. Located between Thimphu and Punakha, the pass is a popular spiritual destination for both locals and tourists. To farther add to its beauty, a hidden surprise awaits the few who take the …

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