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Misplaced Compassion

The Bhutanese took an Editorial decision to publish the picture of the murder accused in the heinous Pamtsho case and this has generated some debate. There are two main arguments against publishing the image in the debate. The first is ‘innocent until proven guilty,’ and secondly the ‘emotional harm or …

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An existential threat

The Prime Minister in his state of the nation address has outlined the largescale migration of the last few years as the biggest challenge to Bhutan’s economy and an existential threat. The PM is correct as documented in this paper’s detailed coverage of the mass migration to Australia over the …

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NA asserts itself

The National Assembly (Amendment) Bill of Bhutan 2024 is a major move by the National Assembly to strengthen itself even against the executive that comes from it. An interesting feature is its effort to outline who will be given the chance to speak based on the push of the button …

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Education Consultancies

Bhutanese citizens should be free to move to safe countries across the world for studies or work, and this is what is being followed with no restrictions of any kind by the government. We have seen the migration of thousands of Bhutanese in the last two years facilitated by Education …

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Harnessing AI for the Common Good

BERKELEY – Much of the media coverage of artificial intelligence has focused on its potential negative impact. Science-fiction scenarios like the human-robot wars of the Terminator franchise and real-world controversies, such as the proliferation of deep fakes and OpenAI’s unauthorized use of Scarlett Johansson’s voice for its new digital assistant, have captured the public imagination, …

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