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Bhutan Takes Urgent Action to Combat Substance Abuse, Prioritizing Compassion and Treatment

๐‘ป๐’‰๐’† ๐‘ต๐’‚๐’•๐’Š๐’๐’๐’‚๐’ ๐‘ซ๐’“๐’–๐’ˆ ๐‘ป๐’‚๐’”๐’Œ ๐‘ญ๐’๐’“๐’„๐’† (๐‘ต๐‘ซ๐‘ป๐‘ญ) ๐’”๐’‘๐’†๐’‚๐’“๐’‰๐’†๐’‚๐’…๐’” ๐’†๐’‡๐’‡๐’๐’“๐’•๐’” ๐’•๐’ ๐’‚๐’…๐’…๐’“๐’†๐’”๐’” ๐’”๐’–๐’ƒ๐’”๐’•๐’‚๐’๐’„๐’† ๐’–๐’”๐’† ๐’…๐’Š๐’”๐’๐’“๐’…๐’†๐’“๐’”. By Phurpa WangmoThe resounding call from His Majesty to eradicate the rising threat of behavioral and mental health disorders caused by substance use deserves our utmost commendation. It is a call to action that underscores the importance of safeguarding our citizens from the devastating effects of substance …

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Pedestrian water splashing disregarded by authority in 2021 Road Safety and Traffic Regulations

โ€œโ€ฆ ๐‘ฐ ๐’‡๐’†๐’†๐’ ๐’•๐’‰๐’‚๐’• ๐’…๐’“๐’Š๐’—๐’†๐’“๐’” ๐’”๐’‰๐’๐’–๐’๐’… ๐’ƒ๐’† ๐’”๐’๐’‚๐’‘๐’‘๐’†๐’… ๐’‚ ๐’‡๐’Š๐’๐’† ๐’‡๐’๐’“ ๐’…๐’“๐’Š๐’—๐’Š๐’๐’ˆ ๐’•๐’‰๐’“๐’๐’–๐’ˆ๐’‰ ๐’‘๐’–๐’…๐’…๐’๐’†๐’” ๐’”๐’‘๐’๐’‚๐’”๐’‰๐’Š๐’๐’ˆ ๐’…๐’Š๐’“๐’•๐’š ๐’˜๐’‚๐’•๐’†๐’“, ๐’Š๐’๐’„๐’๐’๐’”๐’Š๐’…๐’†๐’“๐’‚๐’•๐’† ๐’‚๐’๐’… ๐’…๐’Š๐’”๐’“๐’†๐’ˆ๐’‚๐’“๐’…๐’Š๐’๐’ˆ ๐’‰๐’†๐’๐’‘๐’๐’†๐’”๐’” ๐’‘๐’†๐’…๐’†๐’”๐’•๐’“๐’Š๐’‚๐’๐’”.โ€ Tenzin LhadenYou are strolling along a city sidewalk when a passing driver hits a puddle of dirty runoff on the roadway, sending up a wave that soaks you. This incident, at best, leaves you feeling uncomfortable, and at …

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Sounds Alarm over Surging Online Gambling Craze- DLO

โ€ฆ๐’๐’๐’๐’Š๐’๐’† ๐’ˆ๐’‚๐’Ž๐’ƒ๐’๐’Š๐’๐’ˆ ๐’๐’๐’• ๐’๐’๐’๐’š ๐’ƒ๐’“๐’†๐’‚๐’„๐’‰๐’†๐’” ๐’•๐’‰๐’† ๐’๐’‚๐’˜ ๐’ƒ๐’–๐’• ๐’‚๐’๐’”๐’ ๐’Š๐’Ž๐’‘๐’๐’”๐’†๐’” ๐’”๐’Š๐’ˆ๐’๐’Š๐’‡๐’Š๐’„๐’‚๐’๐’• ๐’‡๐’Š๐’๐’‚๐’๐’„๐’Š๐’‚๐’ ๐’ƒ๐’–๐’“๐’…๐’†๐’๐’” ๐’๐’ ๐’Š๐’๐’…๐’Š๐’—๐’Š๐’…๐’–๐’‚๐’๐’”, ๐’“๐’†๐’”๐’–๐’๐’•๐’Š๐’๐’ˆ ๐’Š๐’ ๐’”๐’๐’„๐’Š๐’‚๐’ ๐’Š๐’”๐’”๐’–๐’†๐’” ๐’‚๐’๐’… ๐’‘๐’๐’•๐’†๐’๐’•๐’Š๐’‚๐’๐’๐’š ๐’†๐’—๐’†๐’ ๐’‡๐’‚๐’Ž๐’Š๐’๐’Š๐’‚๐’ ๐’ƒ๐’“๐’†๐’‚๐’Œ๐’…๐’๐’˜๐’๐’”. Sonam DekiDepartment of Law and Order (DLO), operating under the aegis of the Ministry of Home Affairs has conveyed profound apprehension regarding the burgeoning populace engaged in online gambling ventures. This grave concern has prompted the …

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Illegal Agents Engaging in Unauthorized recruitment

โ€ฆ๐‘ด๐’๐‘ฐ๐‘ช๐‘ฌ ๐’–๐’“๐’ˆ๐’†๐’” ๐’‹๐’๐’ƒ ๐’”๐’†๐’†๐’Œ๐’†๐’“๐’” ๐’•๐’ ๐’–๐’”๐’† ๐’๐’†๐’ˆ๐’Š๐’•๐’Š๐’Ž๐’‚๐’•๐’† ๐’„๐’‰๐’‚๐’๐’๐’†๐’๐’” ๐’˜๐’‰๐’†๐’ ๐’”๐’†๐’†๐’Œ๐’Š๐’๐’ˆ ๐’†๐’Ž๐’‘๐’๐’๐’š๐’Ž๐’†๐’๐’• ๐’๐’—๐’†๐’“๐’”๐’†๐’‚๐’” Sonam DekiThe Ministry of Industry, Commerce, and Employment (MoICE) has issued a cautionary message to job seekers in Bhutan, highlighting the prevalent existence of deceitful and unauthorized illegal operators who are actively engaging in the recruitment and promotion of overseas job opportunities through social media platforms and personal …

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Recognizing Mental Illness as a Valid Health Issue

โ€ฆ๐’‘๐’†๐’๐’‘๐’๐’† ๐’”๐’–๐’‡๐’‡๐’†๐’“๐’Š๐’๐’ˆ ๐’‡๐’“๐’๐’Ž ๐’‚๐’๐’™๐’Š๐’†๐’•๐’š ๐’…๐’Š๐’”๐’๐’“๐’…๐’†๐’“ ๐’“๐’†๐’Ž๐’‚๐’Š๐’๐’” ๐’‰๐’Š๐’ˆ๐’‰๐’†๐’”๐’• ๐’Š๐’ ๐’ƒ๐’๐’•๐’‰ 2021 ๐’‚๐’๐’… 2022. Tenzin LhadenThe surging incidence of mental health problems, notably depression, within the country, is a matter of great concern. Regrettably, a significant number of people opt to suffer in silence due to the social stigma attached to mental illness, or others’ lack of understanding of mental health as …

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ABEC halts promotion of visa success photos and testimonials – โ€˜Responsible Advertisingโ€™

โ€ฆ๐’‚๐’” ๐’‚๐’ ๐’‚๐’”๐’”๐’๐’„๐’Š๐’‚๐’•๐’Š๐’๐’, ๐’•๐’‰๐’† ๐’Ž๐’†๐’Ž๐’ƒ๐’†๐’“๐’” ๐’‰๐’‚๐’—๐’† ๐’–๐’๐’‚๐’๐’Š๐’Ž๐’๐’–๐’”๐’๐’š ๐’‚๐’ˆ๐’“๐’†๐’†๐’… ๐’•๐’ ๐’„๐’๐’๐’•๐’Š๐’๐’–๐’† ๐’˜๐’๐’“๐’Œ๐’Š๐’๐’ˆ ๐’‡๐’๐’“ ๐’•๐’‰๐’† ๐’„๐’๐’๐’๐’†๐’„๐’•๐’Š๐’—๐’† ๐’ˆ๐’๐’๐’… By Phurpa WangmoIn a move towards promoting ethical practices in the education consultancy industry, the Association of Bhutanese Education Consultancies (ABEC) has endorsed the importance of ‘responsible advertising’, which includes the practice of visa grant notices. The proliferation of visa grant publicity on social media …

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30 public transport Drivers test Positive for drugs

โ€ฆ๐’•๐’‰๐’† ๐’๐’†๐’˜๐’” ๐’๐’‡ ๐’‘๐’๐’”๐’Š๐’•๐’Š๐’—๐’† ๐’…๐’“๐’–๐’ˆ ๐’•๐’†๐’”๐’• ๐’“๐’†๐’”๐’–๐’๐’•๐’” ๐’‚๐’Ž๐’๐’๐’ˆ ๐’‘๐’–๐’ƒ๐’๐’Š๐’„ ๐’•๐’“๐’‚๐’๐’”๐’‘๐’๐’“๐’• ๐’…๐’“๐’Š๐’—๐’†๐’“๐’” ๐’‰๐’‚๐’” ๐’–๐’๐’…๐’†๐’“๐’”๐’•๐’‚๐’๐’…๐’‚๐’ƒ๐’๐’š ๐’„๐’“๐’†๐’‚๐’•๐’†๐’… ๐’‚ ๐’”๐’†๐’๐’”๐’† ๐’๐’‡ ๐’‚๐’๐’™๐’Š๐’†๐’•๐’š ๐’‚๐’๐’… ๐’–๐’๐’„๐’†๐’“๐’•๐’‚๐’Š๐’๐’•๐’š ๐’‚๐’Ž๐’๐’๐’ˆ ๐’•๐’‰๐’† ๐’„๐’๐’Ž๐’Ž๐’–๐’•๐’Š๐’๐’ˆ ๐’‘๐’–๐’ƒ๐’๐’Š๐’„. Phurpa Wangmo The Bhutan Construction and Transport Authority (BCTA) has recently carried out drug testing on 138 public transport drivers across five regions in Bhutan, with the aim of ensuring safety and security on the country’s …

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Empowering Citizens for the Digital Age-Digital Literacy

โ€ฆ ๐’•๐’‰๐’† ๐’ˆ๐’๐’—๐’†๐’“๐’๐’Ž๐’†๐’๐’•’๐’” ๐’‘๐’†๐’“๐’”๐’Š๐’”๐’•๐’†๐’๐’• ๐’Š๐’๐’—๐’†๐’”๐’•๐’Ž๐’†๐’๐’• ๐’Š๐’ ๐’•๐’‰๐’† ๐’…๐’Š๐’ˆ๐’Š๐’•๐’‚๐’ ๐’๐’Š๐’•๐’†๐’“๐’‚๐’„๐’š ๐’‘๐’“๐’๐’ˆ๐’“๐’‚๐’Ž ๐’–๐’๐’…๐’†๐’“๐’”๐’„๐’๐’“๐’†๐’” ๐’Š๐’•๐’” ๐’„๐’๐’Ž๐’Ž๐’Š๐’•๐’Ž๐’†๐’๐’• ๐’•๐’ ๐’†๐’๐’‰๐’‚๐’๐’„๐’Š๐’๐’ˆ ๐‘ฉ๐’‰๐’–๐’•๐’‚๐’’๐’” ๐’„๐’๐’Ž๐’‘๐’†๐’•๐’Š๐’•๐’Š๐’—๐’†๐’๐’†๐’”๐’” ๐’Š๐’ ๐’•๐’‰๐’† ๐’ˆ๐’๐’๐’ƒ๐’‚๐’ ๐’†๐’„๐’๐’๐’๐’Ž๐’š ๐’‚๐’๐’… ๐’‰๐’‚๐’“๐’๐’†๐’”๐’”๐’Š๐’๐’ˆ ๐’•๐’‰๐’† ๐’—๐’‚๐’”๐’• ๐’‘๐’๐’•๐’†๐’๐’•๐’Š๐’‚๐’ ๐’๐’‡ ๐’•๐’†๐’„๐’‰๐’๐’๐’๐’๐’ˆ๐’š ๐’‡๐’๐’“ ๐’•๐’‰๐’† ๐’๐’‚๐’•๐’Š๐’๐’’๐’” ๐’…๐’†๐’—๐’†๐’๐’๐’‘๐’Ž๐’†๐’๐’•. Sonam DekiDigital literacy entails more than just mere knowledge of technology; it encompasses the ability to navigate and communicate across diverse digital environments. With the widespread adoption of …

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Alarming numbers of Non-Compliant of business regulations-Trongsa and Bumthang

Phurpa Wangmo Over a period of 12 days starting April 6, 2023, the core markets in Trongsa and Bumthang Dzongkhags were inspected with the support of the Regional Office of Economic Affairs (MOEA), Trongsa, Bhutan Food and Drug Authority (BFDA), and Department of Forestry and Park Services (DOFPS) office based in Bumthang. The primary objective of the inspection was to …

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Psychiatric consultation cases are increasing while pool of expertise almost remain same

โ€ฆ3056 ๐’๐’†๐’˜ ๐’„๐’‚๐’”๐’†๐’” ๐’—๐’Š๐’”๐’Š๐’•๐’†๐’… ๐’‘๐’”๐’š๐’„๐’‰๐’Š๐’‚๐’•๐’“๐’Š๐’„ ๐‘ถ๐’–๐’•๐’‘๐’‚๐’•๐’Š๐’†๐’๐’• ๐‘ซ๐’†๐’‘๐’‚๐’“๐’•๐’Ž๐’†๐’๐’• (๐‘ถ๐‘ท๐‘ซ) ๐’‡๐’๐’“ ๐’‘๐’”๐’š๐’„๐’‰๐’Š๐’‚๐’•๐’“๐’Š๐’„ ๐’„๐’๐’๐’”๐’–๐’๐’•๐’‚๐’•๐’Š๐’๐’ Staff Reporter Department of Psychiatry, Jigme Dorji Wangchuck National Referral Hospital (JDWNRH) is the tertiary care psychiatry unit which provides specialized mental health care. It has been serving not only the people in its catchment area but to the entire population of the country. In 2021, the total number …

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