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What our workers are exposed to

More than 50 participants attended the seminar to develop a better understanding on the importance of safety and health in construction sites and to provide the foundation of the knowledge about health in construction sites. Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) and works and human settlement ministry organized the event learn …

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Final session of the NC

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The closing ceremony of the 20th session of the National Council (NC) was graced by the Prime Minister, Speaker and Gyalpoi Zimpon on December 7. The Chairperson Thrizin Dasho Dr. Sonam Kinga in an emotional closing address reminded the members three valuable points commanded by His Majesty the King at …

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RAA finds poor patient registration system in the JDWNRH

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According to an audit report on performance audit on delivery of OPD services, RAA found that there is no proper patients registration system to capture the patients’ information of earlier diagnosis, frequency of visits, addresses and drugs prescribed to monitor patients’ progresses. The records are maintained manually and there are …

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MoWHS minister answers questions on highways

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The works and human settlement, Dorji Choden, answered numerous questions on the widening of the national highways and construction of dzongkhag and gewog roads during parliament’s question hour session this week. Responding to queries by the Wamrong and Nubi Tangsibji MPs, the minister said the widening of the east west …

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NA approves establishing stabilization fund

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The National Assembly had approved establishing a stabilisation fund to insulate the domestic economy from economic shocks. The government will pump in Nu 100 mn as seed money to start the fund. The fund will maintain macroeconomic stability by sterilizing lumpy inflows from electricity exports and convertible currency related flows …

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NA recommends Ombudsman’s office within ACC

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The National Assembly (NA) has supported the establishment of an Ombudsman’s office within the Anti Corruption Commission (ACC), to screen complaints and ease the administrative burden on the commission so that it can concentrate on its core mandate. The need for an Ombudsman’s Office was articulated by the ACC in …

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