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Youth need role models

A recent report on mental health status of adolescents in South-East Asia revealed that Bhutan has the highest number of (24.6%) smokers in the region. Bhutan also has the highest number of adolescents using other tobacco products at 29.3% followed by Timor-Leste (27.1%) and Thailand (14%). Despite complete ban on tobacco sales

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Why We Must Vote

Come September 27, the nation will go to the polls again. This time to elect leaders of the local government (LG). This electoral exercise at the local government level is highly significant for the deepening of democratic governance at the grassroots level. The second phase of the LG election is a

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Kudos to the heroes!

In recent weeks, we have witnessed Nature raging fast and furious. A spate of disasters have occurred in the country’s southern belt – bridges have collapsed, settlements and shops were washed away, highways and entire villages have been cut off due to blockades, and river banks are inundated. All this has

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BBIN: More than meets the eye

A year since the Bangladesh, Bhutan, India, Nepal motor vehicle agreement was signed and the multilateral agreement still draws different reactions from various sections of the society. While the government is pushing for it, it is also drawing a lot of flak from the Opposition and Bhutanese truckers even put up

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