LETTER

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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Letters to the Editor

Ex-Education Minister’s wife bought land near Education City site while Ex-PM Jigmi Y Thinley, Yeshey Zimba’s wife and Ex-Speaker Jigme Tshultim own land nearby DPT President and his Ministers flatly denied having land around the Education City. Then what is this then. Whether the land is in their or their …

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Letter to the Editor

At Gaeddu College, nobody planned anything. Some professors never wrote lesson plans or planned anything for that matter. Some never used textbooks. I later found out why. Incredibly, even the college calendar was bogus. I kept count of the unofficial, non-teaching days. I lost forty eight (48) hours or four …

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