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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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Clean elections ahead?

The third parliamentary elections that we will witness some months away may perhaps be a clean one without political parties resorting to corrupt practices and mudslinging. This is at least going by what political parties pledged during a panel discussion a month ago at RITH in Thimphu that was organized by

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Bringing women on board!

It’s heartening that the number of aspiring candidates wishing to contest in the National Council elections has increased substantially compared to the past. A total of 142 aspiring candidates have registered for the NC elections as of October last year. And while women’s participation as candidates has also increased this

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Goodbye 2017, welcome new year

The year 2017 was another eventful journey for Bhutan and its people From the Doklam issue to the Goods and Services Tax (GST) implementation by the Government of India, Bhutan felt the repercussions of a political crisis and that of a major economic reform by its closest neighbor and ally, India. Bhutan

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Secure our youth

Three teams from the Royal Thimphu College (RTC) are gearing up for the famous Mekong Business Challenge 2017-18, which is scheduled on March 17 next year in Thimphu. The challenge will involve teams from the Mekong region and others like Bhutan, Cambodia, Laos, Myanmar, Thailand, Vietnam and Yunnan Province, China. The

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