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National Council elections 2018

The third new set of 20 members of the Upper House representing the 20 districts has been formally chosen in the National Council elections held yesterday. We offer our heartiest felicitations to the winning candidates who have been elected and it goes without saying that those who have not been through

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Turning ideas into reality

Ideas don’t often turn into reality. It’s undoubtedly difficult, whether as an entrepreneur or corporate executive, to give ideas life. If it were so easy, everyone would do it. It would have been just that simple. But with the inception of the Startup Weekend, the arduous task to turn one’s ideas

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An apolitical civil service

As we gear up for the third parliamentary elections, civil service is increasingly becoming a place where political parties are headhunting for potential and prospective candidates. It is, therefore, nothing wrong when a political party approaches a civil servant, even those holding a high post. However, the problem arises when

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Making jobs attractive!

A timely intervention, albeit late, the labor ministry has begun making it mandatory for all organizations in the private sector to institute provident fund scheme for their employees by May 31 this year. It’s also heartening to know that the labor ministry would strictly monitor the implementation of this scheme in

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Practice what you preach!

Representatives from political parties in a panel discussion organized by the Bhutan Democracy Dialogue in Thimphu almost over a month ago smugly vowed to refrain from corrupt practices and mudslinging to achieve their political goal. They also agreed to conduct themselves more responsibly during and after the election period. However, this is

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