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Tax that second car

The Royal Monetary Authority had reduced the amount of money people can borrow from the banks to buy a car. Now they can avail only 30 percent of the total cost. The decision of the central bank is received with mixed feeling. The rich are laughing at the decision, the poor are thinking why and many are thinking why now. …

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Managing waste- loosing focus?

Far away from the madding crowd of the capital, at Memelakha, there is much more than the dumped waste that is rotting. The stench is an indication that after decades of planning, we are still grappling with the same problem. Call it a policy failure or implementation, solid waste management, although recognized long ago, is still haunting us. It be …

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Going electronic

The last few weeks had been about going electronic. We launched the Point of Sale and the government is piloting the e-procurement systems in four agencies. The developments are a sign of Bhutan moving forward. If we can, why not, we should. But there are problems and we see that it is not going to be a smooth sailing. The …

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Dechencholing Nazheon and Sarpang Strikers in Woman’s T20 final

By Tshering It was a tense moment for Dechencholing Nazheon and Ugyen Academy to qualify for the first ever Women’s T20 Club Championship final to be played tomorrow at Pelkhil School ground. The second runner up was to be decided between Dechencholing Nazheon and Ugyen Academy in the last “do or die” game. As the table showed Ugyen Academy was …

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BEHOLD THE BHUTANESE STARS…

Dechen Wangmo, a 19 year-old from Chummey, Bumthang is a women’s national football team goalkeeper. She graduated from Pelkil and will study in Royal Thimphu College under the scholarship from Bhutan Olympic Committee. Dechen started playing football since she was 10. She played in various tournaments, (SAFF) Pakistan on 2014 and 2016 (SAFF) championship held at Silguri. Currently she is …

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