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The past week saw heated discussions on the Fiscal Incentives 2016 in the on-going session of the Parliament.

 

Every year we celebrate the worth and passion of our young people because they are our future. We received from our elders this nation, small as it is, a trailblazer in its own right.

 

At least one youth gets arrested everyday in the capital for involving in controlled substances.

 

 

There is a need to fix our procurement system. The government spends over 60 percent of the budget on the procurement of works, goods and services. This is a huge amount. If we do not correct the pitfalls, resource waste could be immense.

 

How wonderful that we even have a day marked to clean our bedrooms! We call it our ‘environment day.’

 

The third visit by a member of the Imperial Family, Her Imperial Highness Princess Mako of Akishino of Japan’s visit to Bhutan signifies the long history of close bilateral relations between Japan and Bhutan.

 

If education cannot be at the heart of development, there is a problem. But how education is viewed in the larger scheme of things will matter.

 

After a decade, Bhutan’s second population and housing census begins tomorrow.

 

As the custodians of our culture, it is incumbent on us to make every effort to protect and preserve the Bhutanese culture in their many forms. As foreign cultures come stomping about, we risk losing the tangible and intangible elements that inform our culture and shape our identity.

 

As the custodians of our culture, it is incumbent on us to make every effort to protect and preserve the Bhutanese culture in their many forms. As foreign cultures come stomping about, we risk losing the tangible and intangible elements that inform our culture and shape our identity.

 


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