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Ministers respond to Ministers Buildings on rent story The Bhutanese newspaper’s issue dated March 13, under an article titled “Government offices make a beeline for Buildings owned by Ministers and Spouses”, has reported on some serving Cabinet Ministers and their spouses to have rented out their private buildings to government …

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Response to ‘Mongar court passes guilty verdict on Gyelpozhing land case’ The Speaker in his interview on BBS said they were responsible for the appointment of the ACC people and when they get re-elected they needed to review the performance of ACC as in his opinion it was dissatisfactory. What …

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Reactions to the Gyelpozhing Verdict on The Bhutanese website and Facebook When a person is caught buying or selling tobacco  he or she is sentenced to lavish sentences by the court but people who are guardians of our country like the Speaker and Minister break His Majesty’s Kashos and indulge …

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Response to ‘Bhutan’s press freedom index ranking drops by a record 12 places’ The dramatic drop in Bhutan’s press freedom ranking should come as no surprise especially this year. The DPT government in many ways has turned away from its original commitment to ensure a free press and strengthen the …

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Response to “Rampant illegal logging in Paro threatens forest cover” Illegal felling of trees are rampant all over Bhutan, Paro’s problem may not be an isolated one. Thanks to the importers of the power chain saw, who makes the task of illegal felling of trees easier for the thieve lumberjacks …

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Thi/Amb/551/1/2013                January 21, 2013 Reference report captioned ‘Very positive, on India-Bhutan relations’ in The Bhutanese of January 19, 2013. The Section ‘on Bhutan expanding its diplomatic ties’ gives the impression that the interviewer asked the Ambassador for his views on the Rio meeting  and  establishment of diplomatic ties between China …

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Thimphu Tech Park turns into a White Elephant The 8 million dollar ADB or WB loan has been wasted because of policies made under hallucination. This big empty building is a tremendous loss for our country with scarce resources. I wonder whether those leaders who had decided to build a …

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Response to ‘Druk Miser Nazhoen Tshogpa joins PDP’ I think it is healthy to have younger people take part in politics. After all, the youth will shape the future of Bhutan’s democracy. However, one thing to be weary of are the impressionable minds of the youth and what ploys parties …

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Response to MoIC Minister and Cabinet to be armed with more powers over the Press This is very bad news for Press Freedom in Bhutan. ACC, RAA, ECB and etc are important as constitutional bodies but the most important institution of all is a Free Press. In the last few …

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