LETTER

MP’s Prado again

I was deeply disappointed to read the story in your last issue on MPs importing vehicles without quotas and then getting special treatment from DRC and RSTA. I agree with this newspaper’s findings and assessments on the issue but I would like to go one step further. My conclusion is …

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Impractical meat ban

I think if a poll on the world’s biggest hypocrites are taken then we Bhutanese would feature somewhere at the top. I say this because of our senseless policy of meat bans during the so called ‘holy months’ and our general attitude to meat. In fact one ban is right …

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Unsafe Thimphu

Dear Sir, I am shocked to learn about such a gruesome crime of a man actually being hacked to death near a major shopping area. I have a feeling that crime in the capital city of Thimphu is on the rise and the police and various other stakeholders should do …

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More voices on the payhike issue

NC did an absolute disservice to the people of Bhutan by not passing the RTI just for the sake of a procedural issue given the fact that ample time was allotted to everyone to read the draft-which the NC members should have done already, to pass the RTI. Due to …

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On Hikes and Taxes

Congratulation PDP for your successful pay hike! Imposing higher taxes on the common people and hiking your salary. It’s very funny and sad to notice in the Nation Assembly that even those MPs who never stood and spoke a single word till date were also standing and supporting their pay …

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Housing Crisis in Phuentsholing

Dear Sir, Bhutanese citizens staying in Jaigaon have been facing many well documented problems all stemming from the fact that they cannot get adequate housing in Phuentsholing due to the non-availability of apartments and also the high rents. While the people here were hoping that as the demand was so …

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Letter to the Editor

Response to, “Imprisoned under Tobacco Act, Sonam Tshering says ‘one country two laws’ is a reality” Well said, Sonam, and very true indeed. I fully sympathize with you. No words, money or any substitution can bring back your prison years but this is GNH country where laws are for two …

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Letters to the Editor

In response to ‘23 gamblers arrested by police for questioning’   Sir, If Gambling is considered a very serious offence in Bhutan why are laws so lenient? If law makers strengthened the law in accordance with the seriousness of the offence, gambling would not have prevailed rampantly as stated in …

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