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GNH, American Dream and Real Life Part-2

2. On Dr David’s proposal: be self-sufficient and produce internal products for internal market. It’s true that there are not many high quality goods made in Bhutan, but it’s also true for Europe and the US where most products, including iPhones, are made in China, Mexico, or other countries. Not …

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Missing man found dead

The body of a man, who went missing since 27 September, was found by the Police search team and relatives at the base of a cliff in the capital from where he is suspected to have fallen. His body was discovered on 30 September. The deceased Tandin Tshering, 57 a …

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Missing man found dead

The body of a man, who went missing since 27 September, was found by the Police search team and relatives at the base of a cliff in the capital from where he is suspected to have fallen. His body was discovered on 30 September. The deceased Tandin Tshering, 57 a …

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Bhutan Post MD claims all is well with new City Buses

The Bhutan Postal Corporation Limited (BPCL) in one more effort to clear the cloud over the City Buses procured by it held a press briefing yesterday saying once again that the tender process was fair that that the quality and maintenance of buses would not be issue. Earlier BPCL had …

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New women’s basket ball team sweeps trophy

While Phojas of the men’s category, also a new team this year won the summer basketball tournament Teamwork served as the perfect tonic for the members of the newest women’s basketball team in town, Sparks, who put together an outstanding combo of team work and skills in the recent summer …

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GNH, American Dream and Real Life Part-1

Please forgive me: I’m a Hungarian ‘chilip’ who doesn’t permanently live in Bhutan and I’m not a GNH expert. However, I dare to offer some additional thoughts to the healthy discussion provoked by Dr David L Luechauer in The Bhutanese hoping to contribute to Bhutan’s future development. Some of you may think I am …

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Spike in female enrollment in technical institutes

The increase is attributed to the introduction of favorable technical courses for women, congenial environment and heightened awareness creation An increasing number of women are now willing to dirty their hands alongside their male counterparts, particularly going by the escalating turn over of female trainees in Technical Training Institutes (TTIs) …

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