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ACC investigating Thimphu Thromde’s sewer lines

The Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) is investigating Thimphu thromde’s newly constructed sewer lines in Thimphu particularly in Motithang, Taba, Yangchenphug and Kawajangsa after Royal Audit Authority (RAA) found corrupt practices involved in construction of sewer lines. RAA found out that though the placement of manhole at various sites is one of …

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ACC enhancing NIA

The Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) is currently working on enhancement of methodology for the 4th National Integrity Assessment (NIA). The major enhancement in the methodology is the inclusion of a module on Ethical Leadership in the Internal Integrity Component of the assessment. Ethical competence of the Leaders are crucial for fostering …

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MoH plans to delink JDWNRH from RCSC to obtain full autonomy

RCSC says delinking will have to go through Parliament The health minister Lyonpo Dechen Wangmo said that one of the major reforms that the government is planning to bring in the health sector is to merge Jigme Dorji Wangchuk National Referral Hospital (JDWNRH), Gelephu regional referral hospital and Mongar Regional …

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In search of happiness

Not happy with his former job, 38-year-old Christopher Boyce, a researcher from Scotland quit his job, left his home and travelled to Bhutan on a bicycle journey covering 20,000 kilometers as part of a personal journey to find happiness and give a new meaning and purpose to his life. Before …

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