DEMOCRACY IN ACTION

Scale of damages still unknown Gasa Flood update

The Department of Disaster Management (DDM) has reported that the scale of damages caused by Wednesday’s flash flood in Gasa is still unknown. Director General (DG) of Department of Disaster Management Namgay Wangchuk said because of inaccessibility towards the field study extent of damages cannot be known. “Our Dzongkhag team …

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The BKP will take it ‘slow and steady’

The Bhutan Kuen-Ngyam Party (BKP) which forayed onto the political bandwagon last week has engaged informal discussions with the Election Commission of Bhutan, to ensure its registration as a legitimate political party. Although, the party claims to a have a sizeable number of candidates, registration will only come at an …

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DPT on a comfortable footing

Lyonpo Ugyen Tshering may not be coming back in 2013 due to health reasons   While there has been a lot of attention on the new parties coming into the Bhutanese electoral scene the ruling Druk Phuensum Tshogpa, (DPT) party has maintained a low profile. The party, however, is on …

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