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My King, My Country, My people

I have never really left my country. And I never will. I still try my best to promote tourism, His Majesty’s vision and uphold the constitution. It’s sad, how the widely read international mainstream newspapers and televised posts of highly reputed and intelligent public figures are causing a dent in …

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Social media revolutionaries 

The past few weeks has witnessed some of the most disgusting and distressing behavior on the social media, where all boundaries of decency and good sense have been crossed. Bhutanese have been hacking and chopping away at each other using their phones and keyboards, and in the process even harming …

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A perspective on the DANTAK signboard

First off, there can be no two ways about it. Any foreign agency in Bhutan should have enough sensitivity to not build signboards inside Bhutan welcoming people into their own country. This is especially an issue if the signboard is at a prominent location like the gate just outside Paro …

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Powerless Diplomacy

When Prime Minister Modi first came into office, he made his first international visit to Bhutan which was soon followed by a visit to Nepal. This was accompanied with a warming of ties with Bangladesh. The result of such diplomatic efforts resulted in more understanding between the four countries within …

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The impact of the Ap Sp Vs Dr Shacha case

The legal battle and its outcome in the last few months between Ap Sonam Phuntsho and Dr Shacha and her mother Tandin Bidha over a disputed Nu 18 mn amount has lead to much debate and discussion. The case first came to the public domain through a social media post …

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Betrayal of people’s trust by the elected members

The Prime Minister during the Meet the Press yesterday said that the elected members, be it in their individual  capacity or as a political party who is resigning on petty grounds without completing their term, is a betrayal to the sacred trust of the people who have elected to serve …

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Pilgrim tours

Every winter thousands of Bhutanese pilgrims head to neighboring countries like India and Nepal, for religious pilgrimage. It is also around  the same time we get a spate of bad news of people dying in horrific accidents, people getting lost and even cheated. Once a Bhutanese leaves the territorial jurisdiction …

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Understanding Bhutan’s rank as the 27th cleanest country

The Transparency –Corruption Perception Index  2016 ranked Bhutan as 27th cleanest country with a score of 65 (from a scale of 0-100 where 0 equals the highest level of perceived corruption and 100 equals the lowest level of perceived corruption). In comparison to TI-CPI 2015, Bhutan’s position and score has …

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