DEMOCRACY IN ACTION

Dining in the Dark

‘Dining in the Dark’ in Bhutan hosted their third Dining in the Dark charity event on 10 August at Terma Linca Resort and Spa in Thimphu. The Prime Minister along with other 25 guests took part in the event. The guests were blindfolded for more than an hour to three …

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Addressing global health issues locally

Recently a three day- workshop were conducted on global health diplomacy to enable health officials and focal officials in relevant agencies to understand and learn about the global health architecture including global health security, the roles of the actors, stakeholders and interest groups involved in global health governance and diplomacy. …

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Zhemgang move is legal: PM

Lyonchhen (Dr) Lotay Tshering, during the Friday press meet said the government has neither committed any political discrimination nor does the government have any political interest in replacing Zhemgang with Sarpang for the tourism flagship program. Lyonchhen Dr Lotay Tshering said that re-appropriating Nu 11 million (mn) from a total …

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UN Bhutan says what it did in 2018

The United Nations (UN) in Bhutan launched its Annual Results Report 2018 on Friday at the UN House. This report documents how the UN has mobilized and disbursed USD 15.1 million to support Bhutan’s national development priorities through the Delivering As One approach in 2018. Resident Coordinator of United Nations …

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In CLCS case of 12 accused RBP drops charges against 6 and OAG drops charges against 3 more and downgrades 3 cases to sexual harassment

19 girls had come forward and lodged complaints against the accused lecturers and staff A College survey had shown majority of respondents saying there are illicit relationships The Office of the Attorney General (OAG) has returned the cases of sexual offences, criminal attempt to rape, custodial rape and official misconduct …

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