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NPPC to explore better maize storage facilities in three dzongkhags

The National Plant Protection Center (NPPC) in Simtokha, Thimphu is exploring new and affordable storage facilities to safeguard maize from pests and insects. NPPC will construct secured storage facilities in nine identified gewogs under three dzongkhags Chhukha, Dagana and Monggar, as a pilot project in collaboration with the Food and Agriculture

Empower women to resolve global challenges – Daisaku Ikeda

Gender equality and women’s empowerment are not just one of the seventeen UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) related to global challenges such as poverty, hunger, education and climate change. Both are the key to accelerating progress toward the achievement of the entire spectrum of goals. Women’s participation in conflict resolution and

Analyzing the primary elections 2018

Well, the results of the primary elections 2018 are out. The runners up Druk Phuensum Tshogpa came out as the surprise winner. Despite all the negative mileage it has received in recent times including reruns of the seditious party tag and accusations from some quarters, it fought its battles well, and

Flower Power – Jurmi Chhowing

I thought the incumbent party would pull through the primaries. Man - you never know how this specimen known as the Bhutanese will vote. It doesn’t matter what you think or what I think – they are an alien species full of middling-fingering surprises. And I say that with a

A Vote for Yaks and Meadows – Jurmi Chhowing

I’m tired of partisan politics.  It took over 100 years of patience, precaution and planning to build the country today we are so proud of being proud of. Let us not tear it down in 10. It has taken the Greeks more than 2000 years to refine their democracy and they are