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Fire safety still lacking in Dzongs

On 24 June 2012 a national tragedy gripped the nation as Wangdue Dzong burnt down, but a 2010-2015 performance audit on disaster management still found inadequate safety measures in Dzongs and public buildings even after the fire. A Royal Audit Authority (RAA) review of the fire safety measures in Dzongs …

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Opposition and PM debate Press Freedom in Bhutan

The Member of Parliament (MP) from Panbang constituency, Dorji Wangdi, during the Question Hour session, questioned the government on Press Freedom, and on senior journalists leaving the profession. The MP, without providing any specifics and names, said that on the World Press Freedom Day, issues of interference by the government …

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