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Hydropower

The Hydropower Committee’s recommendation to go slow on hydro projects and approach them more strategically makes a lot of sense. For too long, the ‘10,000 MW by 2020’ slogan, led to a mindset of developing hydropower for the sake of developing hydropower, no matter what the costs and consequences. It …

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Meet the new Cabinet

So who are the 10 new ministers and what are their backgrounds. I present a list of the 10 here. The Foreign Minister is the party spokesperson and one of the founders of DNT, Lyonpo (Dr) Tandin Dorji, 50, has masters in international public health and MBA and who worked …

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Bhutan Gets A Brand New Set Of Cabinet

The madness is behind us – elections are over and we now have a brand new set of Cabinet Members. They may not be the leaders some of us chose – but from here on, they will lead us and our lives will be intrinsically linked to what they do …

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Sharing the pie

Of the current draft Nu 309 bn 12th plan Nu 193.55 bn is for current expenditure, a huge chunk of which includes the pay and allowances of civil servants. Nu 116 bn is allocate for capital expenditure to build hospitals, schools, road etc. The 2018 elections saw all four political …

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