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Shabha driver deliberately misused to hide lapses and misrepresent The Bhutanese investigative story

Last weekend, The Bhutanese published a 2,400-word investigative article with the headline “How complacency and lax protocols led to the nation’s second COVID-19 outbreak,” which focused primarily on the systemic lapses that led to the second outbreak.  It examined measures inside the airport, logistics and coordination issues and found lapses from the …

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Coordination and complacency

With a large outbreak in Thimphu and Paro it is increasingly becoming clearer by the day that coordination issues and complacency on the ground contributed to the virus spreading in the two Dzongkhags. These twin qualities have long vexed the Bhutanese bureaucracy and system, and this time it reared its …

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