Government spends Nu 1.358bn for COVID-19

The government has provided a budget of Nu 1.358bn on priority basis for prevention, containment, treatment measures for coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic and for stocking of essential food items, fuel, and other related activities to ensure public safety. The National Budget Financial Year 2020-21 report states that Nu 206mn was provided for procurement of personal protective […]

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A machine that produces “miracle water”

Bhutan Kangen Water is supposedly producing a “miracle” water that has many health benefits on the one drinking it by treating normal water with a machine called “Ionized Electrolysis Water-Kangen Machine.” They are now promoting Kangen water for free so as to gain a market for the machine which is priced between US$ 2,185 to […]

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Re-opening of schools to depend on contact intensity, number of contacts and class modification potential: health minister

Reopening of schools and other educational institutes would depend on contact intensity, number of contacts and class modification potential said Health Minister Dechen Wangmo during press-meet on June 3. However, she added that the government would decide on the re-opening, and health ministry can only recommend on the prevention, precautionary, and containment measures that are […]

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Ethical and mathematical legitimacy for demanding house rent waive off by tenants

It is an unfortunate and difficult time for the government as well as for the people. And in a country like ours where the majority of the population is just able to meet the days end, the people at the lower rungs of the economy are hit most by the prevailing COVID-19 situation. So the […]

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