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A beautiful story

By early afternoon yesterday, good news from Melbourne reached Bhutan. Conjoined twins Nima and Dawa were successfully separated. The image of the separated twins flooded social media. The news was followed by thousands of congratulatory notes on social media, where Bhutanese were sharing and re-sharing the beautiful story that appeared …

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An important responsibility

The Druk Nyamrup Tshogpa winning 30 seats of 47 will form the new government soon, provided there are no complaints from the Druk Phuensum Tshogpa that would, in a worse case scenario, call for a re-election. The Election Commission of Bhutan has declared the 2018 general election successful. This indicates …

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Of Campaign and Pledges

With the campaign period at its heights, the two political parties contesting for the general round of election are leaving no stones unturned to woo voters. In the process, what seemed like a smooth campaign and election process has come across some hurdles. The informal campaigning on the social media had put …

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The people have spoken

Bhutan’s elections are full of surprises. We have seen in the past and on Saturday, the electorate pulled another big surprise. Before the poll day, many have written off the Druk Phuensum Tshogpa (DPT) and thought that the People’s Democratic Party and Druk Nyamrup Tshogpa would go on to the …

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Election and violations

The Office of the Media Arbitrator had found that the former National Council Chairperson, Dasho Sonam Kinga (Phd) had violated social media rules and that he had posted his article on Social media at an inappropriate time. Electoral laws prohibits social media user from conveying such communication over social media …

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NC: Public Debate

These days, National Council live debate of all the aspirant candidates is the most talked subject and the most watched telecast. Every Bhutanese are glued to the television set to watch the candidates from their Dzongkhags to make up their mind to cast their franchise for the right aspiring candidates …

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