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How the private sector vote could decide 2018

The conventional political wisdom in the 2008 and 2013 national assembly elections was that as long as political parties had the support of the supposedly ‘influential’ civil servants and the mass farmers in rural areas, any election could be won. This is in part why the manifestos of all four …

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DNT bridging the gap through 13 key areas

According to the Druk Nyamrup Tshogpa (DNT), its manifesto was built by the voice of the people and every decision in creating it was taken from the people that the grassroots.  The manifesto has 13 key areas, of which health is the first priority. The party manifesto was officially launched …

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Every solution revolves around the economy: DPT

“Whichever party comes to power, we should never, or in any way, threaten our national security and sovereignty, and this concern should be at the top of everybody’s mind,” said the Druk Phuensum Tshogpas (DPT) President, Pema Gyamtsho. He said the DPT’s key concern would be strengthening peace, unity and …

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BKP launches campaign

Led by the Party President, Neten Zangmo, Bhutan Kuen-Nyam Party (BKP) commenced its campaign for the Primary Round of the National Assembly Election from the Memorial Chorten, Thimphu on 23 August. The party offered prayers at the Memorial Chorten , expressing a deep sense of gratitude to the Third King, …

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