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Minister answers query on exploitative nature of reality shows

During the Meet-the-Press session, The Bhutanese questioned the Minister of MoICE about how the ministry plans to stop or regulate exploitative practices in reality shows. In response, Lyonpo Namgay Dorji stated that according to Section 7 (140) of the ICM Act 2018, BICMA is responsible for regulating internet connections and …

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Nu 10 million donation to equip new surgical ICU

JDWNRH is undergoing transformative changes, particularly in its critical care services. The National Medical Service (NMS) said that the new surgical ICU at JDWNRH will be equipped with high-end medical equipment through the donation of Nu 10 million from Her Majesty The Royal Grandmother Gyalyum Kesang Choeden Wangchuck. NMS states, …

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RCSC approves MoH’s proposal to hire foreign nurses

In January 2024, the Ministry of Health (MoH) revealed the alarming attrition rate of 25 percent among nurses, expected to increase beyond 30 percent by March. Health Minister Tandin Wangchuk said, “First, we have to solve the nurses’ shortage issue because quality service at JDWNRH could get compromised, which is …

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Quality concerns arise over Wai-Wai instant noodles in Nepal

BFDA to find out which batch of Wai-Wai is implicated The popular instant noodle Wai-Wai, a product of the Chaudhary Group (CG) established in 1984 in Kathmandu, is widely distributed and eaten in Bhutan. As per recent findings by the Market Monitoring Committee of Kathmandu Metropolitan City (KMC), there are …

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Enjoying the first Saturday off

The fulfillment of the directive to cancel Saturday classes stirred widespread relief from students, parents, and educators alike, as the new government announced that Saturday classes would be canceled. According to many teachers and students that the paper interviewed, Saturday off starting from 4 May was a break they really …

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