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Humanities and RUB

There is no doubt that many courses at the Royal University of Bhutan (RUB) need to be upgraded or revamped. The RUB has some ‘Zombie Courses’ across colleges that do not provide employment, are not in touch with the times, do not cater to the economy and do not serve …

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For the Common Good

LONDON – After leaders of government, business, and civil society met at this year’s World Economic Forum meeting in Davos, the observation that we are living in the age of a “polycrisis” has spread. The simultaneous occurrence of multiple catastrophic events is a cornerstone of today’s socioeconomic and geopolitical climate. …

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Transparency

The meet the press on Friday has been one of the most honest and frank to date where the Prime Minister shared even confidential details and he called on agencies to talk to the media. The PMO and the Cabinet overall has been the most transparent among all government agencies …

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Is China Back?

WASHINGTON, DC – When President Joe Biden took office in 2021, his first message to the rest of the world was: “America is back.” Having assumed his third term as general secretary of the Communist Party of China (CPC) in October, President Xi Jinping appears to be issuing a similar …

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Look before leaping

The Australia rush continues unabated and is only growing in size. However, there are some early signs of trouble in the land of milk and honey. The first and immediate problem is accommodation due to a housing crunch all over Australia and especially in Perth. The crunch is due to …

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America’s Missing Ambassador to India

NEW DELHI – The recent decision by President Joe Biden’s administration to renominate former Los Angeles mayor Eric Garcetti to be US ambassador to India has highlighted the peculiar state of the bilateral relationship. Since Biden took office two years ago, the United States has not had an ambassador in New Delhi …

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Managing Professionals

The Royal Bhutan Helicopter Services Limited (RBHSL) through its many services has become indispensable for the nation. So it comes as a matter of great surprise that the four Bhutanese trainee pilots there are very unhappy with the way they are being treated by the two foreign expat pilots, including …

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Paying for Professionals

If one does an analysis of the salary structure in JDWNRH one will find that foreign doctors are paid way higher than local doctors. The same trend will show in the aviation sector or other high skilled sectors. This is not to begrudge these foreign professionals their pay as we …

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