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Bhutan

In setting a precedent with its judgment, the Supreme Court has filled a grave lacuna that our legislature had overlooked.

 

Waste is a problem in our society. In the bigger towns like Thimphu and Phuentsholing, the pressure of population growth is making collection and dumping of waste a colossal challenge.

 

It took alleged grievances and frustrations to dissolve the House Committee of the National Assembly.  It took a letter from the Speaker citing the act as a violation of laws to reinstate the House Committee.

 

The concept of drayangs tends to conjure varying notions.

 

Water quality tests along the Wanhchhu and Pachhu have found traces of E.Coli, a bacterium that lives in the digestive tracts of humans and animals.

 

Although Bhutan has done well compared with the countries in the region in terms of childcare and development, the issue of child growth, diet and food security, and care during pregnancy remains a public health challenge.

 

Our parliament members, at least some of them, appear to be in a recalcitrant mood lately.

 

At a time when the country is growing ever so loud with its aim of going fully organic, decreasing agricultural land and increasing rural to urban migration are disturbing stories.

 

In what is considered for the first time ever, the Royal Audit Authority will start reviewing the judiciary system and its practices next week.

 

Lately, the Damchu-Chukha bypass has become an example to cite among those who are behind schedule and miss deadlines.

 


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