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Being honest

Many in the public domain dismissed the controversy on the divergent views of the Agriculture Minister and the Ministry of Agriculture on the issue of the ban of import of vegetables and fruits as a ‘miscommunication.’ However, the real problem is much more serious. The problem is of the government …

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The COVID-19 Weakest Links

SINGAPORE – No health system in the world has the surge capacity to cope with an influx of tens of thousands of patients in a matter of weeks, as is the case with the COVID-19 pandemic. Add in the fact that about one in seven people diagnosed with the virus …

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Royal Birth and Hope

The news of the Second Royal Birth could not have come at a more opportune time, when the nation was plunged in gloom and fear around the unfolding impact of COVID-19. People suddenly forgot their fears and worries and came together as one to express their happiness and wish Their …

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A Pandemic Strategy as Global as COVID-19

LONDON – The COVID-19 coronavirus is disrupting practically every aspect of life all over the world. Naturally, governments are working to protect their own populations first, including by closing their borders and imposing quarantines and lockdowns. But, in doing so, they are often failing to see the bigger picture. That …

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Contractors worry with ban on laborers post COVID-19

Contractors across the country are left worried with the ban of laborers though it is just a two- week ban. The worry is that the ban could possibly be extended for months and months if the COVID-19 situation gets worse. However, a small hope remains in them where the government …

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Staying prepared

Our only COVID-19 patient may have been airlifted out of the country on Friday, but the challenges for Bhutan will not end and may in fact get tougher. The WHO has declared COVID-19 to be a global pandemic which is a recognition of the reality if its spread to over …

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The Pandemic Stress Test

CHICAGO – The coronavirus pandemic has taken the world by surprise and will now expose underlying economic weaknesses wherever they lie. But the crisis also reminds us that we live in a deeply interconnected world. If the pandemic has any silver lining, it is the possibility of a much-needed reset …

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