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Monsoon Woes: Thimphu Struggles with Mounting Drainage Problems, Prompting Calls for Urgent Action

โ€ฆCitizens Disheartened as Drainage Woes Remain Unresolved, Thromde Urged to Address Pressing Issue By Sonam DekiAs the monsoon season sets in, the capital faces a mounting challenge in the form of drainage problems. Despite the evident nature of the issue, no significant resolutions or improvements have been observed thus far. The lack of action has left citizens disheartened, as their …

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Mountain Hazelnuts Building a Sustainable Hazelnut Industry in Bhutan: Overcoming Challenges and Looking Ahead

โ€ฆMountain Hazelnuts remains steadfast in its commitment to building a sustainable hazelnut industry in Bhutan, surmounting challenges and forging a prosperous future for growers By Phurpa Wangmo In an effort to foster growth and sustainability within the hazelnut industry in Bhutan, Mountain Hazelnuts has been making significant investments in two crucial programs aimed at enhancing grower orchards and maximizing yields. …

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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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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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Extra reasons for tourists to travel Bhutan; Duty-free gold

โ€ฆ๐’…๐’–๐’•๐’š-๐’‡๐’“๐’†๐’† ๐’ˆ๐’๐’๐’… ๐’”๐’‚๐’๐’†๐’” ๐’ƒ๐’†๐’ˆ๐’‚๐’ ๐’Š๐’ ๐‘ด๐’‚๐’“๐’„๐’‰, ๐’‚๐’๐’… ๐’‚๐’• ๐’•๐’‰๐’† ๐’”๐’‚๐’Ž๐’† ๐’•๐’Š๐’Ž๐’†, ๐’‚ ๐’•๐’๐’•๐’‚๐’ ๐’๐’‡ 7,385 ๐’•๐’๐’–๐’“๐’Š๐’”๐’•๐’” ๐’‚๐’“๐’“๐’Š๐’—๐’†๐’… ๐’Š๐’ ๐‘ด๐’‚๐’“๐’„๐’‰ 2023 Sonam DekiBhutan has put-up duty-free gold for sale to the tourists visiting the country, who may have been deterred earlier from traveling in because of the revised Sustainable Development Fee (SDF). With implementation of the new SDF, the inflows of …

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YELP at hold until next financial year

โ€ฆ ๐’•๐’‰๐’† ๐’…๐’†๐’„๐’Š๐’”๐’Š๐’๐’ ๐’„๐’๐’Ž๐’†๐’” ๐’‚๐’‡๐’•๐’†๐’“ ๐’ƒ๐’–๐’…๐’ˆ๐’†๐’• ๐’„๐’๐’๐’”๐’•๐’“๐’‚๐’Š๐’๐’•๐’”, ๐’‚๐’๐’… ๐’˜๐’Š๐’๐’ ๐’“๐’†๐’”๐’–๐’Ž๐’† ๐’ƒ๐’š ๐’๐’†๐’™๐’• ๐’‡๐’Š๐’๐’‚๐’๐’„๐’Š๐’‚๐’ ๐’š๐’†๐’‚๐’“ Sonam DekiThe Youth Employment and Livelihood Program (YELP) will be kept on hold. Due to budget constraint YELP will not employ any youth for some time until the release of next financial budget. The next financial year (FY) is expected to start from July, 2023. The …

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Social Media Obsession: Effects on Children

โ€ฆ๐’๐’ ๐’‚๐’ ๐’‚๐’—๐’†๐’“๐’‚๐’ˆ๐’† ๐‘ฉ๐’‰๐’–๐’•๐’‚๐’๐’†๐’”๐’† ๐’”๐’‘๐’†๐’๐’…๐’” 163 ๐’Ž๐’Š๐’๐’–๐’•๐’†๐’” ๐’†๐’—๐’†๐’“๐’š ๐’…๐’‚๐’š ๐’๐’๐’๐’Š๐’๐’† ๐’„๐’๐’Ž๐’‘๐’‚๐’“๐’†๐’… ๐’•๐’ ๐’•๐’‰๐’† ๐’ˆ๐’๐’๐’ƒ๐’‚๐’ ๐’‚๐’—๐’†๐’“๐’‚๐’ˆ๐’† ๐’๐’‡ 145 ๐’Ž๐’Š๐’๐’–๐’•๐’†๐’” Tenzin Lhaden With the first portable cell phone initiated in 1973 by Motorola, cell phones became popular during the cellular revolution which started in the 90s and by 1990; the number of mobile users was around 11 million. By 2020, this number …

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Civil Service Inclusiveness for better leadership and system performance

โ€ฆ๐’•๐’‰๐’† ๐’„๐’Š๐’—๐’Š๐’ ๐’”๐’†๐’“๐’—๐’Š๐’„๐’† ๐’„๐’‚๐’ ๐’ˆ๐’‚๐’Š๐’ ๐’‡๐’“๐’๐’Ž ๐’‚ ๐’๐’‚๐’“๐’ˆ๐’†๐’“ ๐’…๐’Š๐’—๐’†๐’“๐’”๐’Š๐’•๐’š ๐’๐’‡ ๐’—๐’Š๐’†๐’˜๐’‘๐’๐’Š๐’๐’•๐’”, ๐’”๐’Œ๐’Š๐’๐’๐’”, ๐’‚๐’๐’… ๐’Œ๐’๐’๐’˜๐’๐’†๐’…๐’ˆ๐’† ๐’ƒ๐’š ๐’‚๐’•๐’•๐’“๐’‚๐’„๐’•๐’Š๐’๐’ˆ ๐’‚๐’๐’… ๐’„๐’‰๐’๐’๐’”๐’Š๐’๐’ˆ ๐’‚๐’‘๐’‘๐’๐’Š๐’„๐’‚๐’๐’•๐’” ๐’‡๐’“๐’๐’Ž ๐’‚ ๐’˜๐’Š๐’…๐’†๐’“ ๐’“๐’‚๐’๐’ˆ๐’† ๐’๐’‡ ๐’ƒ๐’‚๐’„๐’Œ๐’ˆ๐’“๐’๐’–๐’๐’…๐’” ๐’‚๐’๐’… ๐’†๐’™๐’‘๐’†๐’“๐’Š๐’†๐’๐’„๐’†๐’” Sonam DekiA government worker said, โ€œI believe Royal Civil Service Commission (RCSC) is making every effort to retain the ideal candidate at the executive level. With this new reform, I believe a better …

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๐†๐จ๐ฌ๐ก๐ข๐ง๐ โ€™๐ฌ ๐ฌ๐ฅ๐จ๐ฐ ๐ง๐ž๐ญ๐ฐ๐จ๐ซ๐ค ๐Ÿ๐ซ๐ฎ๐ฌ๐ญ๐ซ๐š๐ญ๐ž๐ฌ ๐ญ๐ก๐ž ๐ซ๐ž๐ฌ๐ข๐๐ž๐ง๐ญ๐ฌ

โ€ฆ. ๐’•๐’‰๐’† ๐’‘๐’๐’๐’“ ๐’๐’†๐’•๐’˜๐’๐’“๐’Œ ๐’„๐’๐’๐’๐’†๐’„๐’•๐’Š๐’—๐’Š๐’•๐’š 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’Š๐’๐’๐’” ๐’˜๐’Š๐’•๐’‰ ๐’๐’–๐’“ ๐’‡๐’‚๐’Ž๐’Š๐’๐’š ๐’Š๐’ ๐’•๐’‰๐’† ๐’—๐’Š๐’๐’๐’‚๐’ˆ๐’† ๐’˜๐’‰๐’Š๐’๐’† ๐’Ž๐’š ๐’‡๐’“๐’Š๐’†๐’๐’…๐’” ๐’„๐’๐’๐’๐’†๐’„๐’• ๐’˜๐’Š๐’•๐’‰ ๐’•๐’‰๐’†๐’Š๐’“ ๐’‡๐’‚๐’Ž๐’Š๐’๐’š ๐’Ž๐’†๐’Ž๐’ƒ๐’†๐’“๐’” ๐’˜๐’‰๐’ ๐’‚๐’“๐’† ๐’•๐’‰๐’๐’–๐’”๐’‚๐’๐’…๐’” ๐’๐’‡ ๐’Œ๐’Š๐’๐’๐’Ž๐’†๐’•๐’†๐’“๐’” ๐’‚๐’˜๐’‚๐’š ๐’๐’ ๐’“๐’†๐’ˆ๐’–๐’๐’‚๐’“ ๐’ƒ๐’‚๐’”๐’Š๐’” Sonam DekiDevelopment of country on the digital platforms is the basis of all developments in the modern nations. However, digital platform is hinged on the …

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Living Abroad with home at heart

โ€ฆ๐’‚๐’๐’•๐’‰๐’๐’–๐’ˆ๐’‰ ๐’˜๐’† ๐’Ž๐’Š๐’ˆ๐’‰๐’• ๐’‰๐’‚๐’—๐’† ๐’Ž๐’๐’—๐’†๐’… ๐’‡๐’๐’“ ๐’†๐’…๐’–๐’„๐’‚๐’•๐’Š๐’๐’๐’‚๐’, ๐’‡๐’Š๐’๐’‚๐’๐’„๐’Š๐’‚๐’ ๐’๐’“ ๐’”๐’‘๐’Š๐’“๐’Š๐’•๐’–๐’‚๐’ ๐’“๐’†๐’‚๐’”๐’๐’ ๐’”๐’ ๐’•๐’ ๐’”๐’‚๐’š, ๐’ƒ๐’–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’–๐’“ ๐’—๐’‚๐’๐’–๐’†๐’”, ๐’ƒ๐’†๐’๐’Š๐’†๐’—๐’†๐’” ๐’‚๐’๐’… ๐’”๐’‘๐’Š๐’“๐’Š๐’•๐’” ๐’๐’‡ ๐‘ฉ๐’‰๐’–๐’•๐’‚๐’๐’†๐’”๐’†, ๐’”๐’‚๐’š ๐‘ฉ๐’‰๐’–๐’•๐’‚๐’๐’†๐’”๐’† ๐’๐’Š๐’—๐’Š๐’๐’ˆ ๐’‚๐’ƒ๐’“๐’๐’‚๐’… Sonam Deki One of the National Key Result Areas (NKRA) has been designated to preserve and advance culture and tradition in order to strengthen the nationโ€™s …

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