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Police-Public Partnership (PPP) could be a story of great success. It is already, but we could do more to make our communities not only safe but also peaceful. PPP has a scope to grow.

 

At a time when most of the youth are on social media, there are three siblings in Trashigang, who have come to almost resent the medium, not so much because of the hype that is the social media, but because they are more often then not portrayed as victims.

 

There was a story of a group of students from Arekha Middle Secondary School a few days ago. It was inspiring.

 

The issue of the legality of fiscal incentives has resurfaced.

 

The National Assembly secretariat has clarified that the data concerning members of parliaments’ constituency visits highlighted in its annual report was based on tentative travel days.

 

 

So our honourable Members of Parliament (MP) have been doing a lot of table tours. When the National Assembly brings out its annual report next month, the report in general and the MPs’ fake tour in particular, will make for an interesting reading.

 

The report of rising water level in the country’s major river systems is disturbing.

 

The government’s recent announcement at the meet the press session on the corporatisation of Jigme Dorji Wangchuck National Referral Hospital (JDWNRH) as a solution to retain specialists may be easier said than done.

 

We have always had shortage of teachers. The situation may be improving going by the numbers but the improvement is nowhere near satisfactory. Shortage of 400 teachers is a lot still.

 

Sports may be gaining popularity in the country but not sportsmanship.

 


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