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The underside of Elections in 2013

  While the 2013 elections are an important part of Bhutanese democracy there are also several, less than desirable, political, social, economic and other effects. In the social sense it is once again a time where communities and families still recovering from the political divisions of 2008 will once again …

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NHDC looks at alternative housing materials

The National Housing Development Corporation (NHDC) is exploring the possibility of using alternative housing materials such as prefabricated building components or stabilized mud blocks to afford cheaper accommodation to middle and low-income people. The corporation plans to implement this project in far-flung districts or urban centres in Bhutan where accessibility is difficult or the cost of construction …

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