Minister’s Mistress

This is in connection with the story of the RAPA dancers being misused by the Home and Agriculture Ministries which appeared on Kuensel online forum. I have a similar story to share, of a distant relative who was lured by the dreams of singing and dancing to fame. A village beauty blessed with a unique voice, RAPA was a dream come true for Pema (name changed).

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Many Problems in Prime Minister’s Press Release on Gyalpoizhing Land Case

The Prime Minister in a press release defended himself and his ministers on the Gyalpoizhing land grab case which is currently under investigation by the Anti-Corruption Commission. The Bhutanese, however, found that several of the arguments put forward in the press release did not match with the ground reality and the relevant laws. The press release also posted documents which in places contradicted the Prime Minister.

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Gyalpoizhing Land Case – Press Release from Prime Minister

Using highly offensive terms such as scam and land grab, and abusing the tolerance of the government, one journalist, acting as prosecutor, judge and jury, has fabricated the “Gyalpoizhing case” to malign the government. Further, what transpired 10 years ago has nothing to do with the present government. If indeed, Tshogpon Jigme Tshultim had violated laws of the land, he would have suffered for it immediately. Continue Reading

Trowa Theatre Case is Policy Corruption: NC

The government leasing out its land to a private individual without a lease agreement is a case of policy corruption, National Council (NC) members said yesterday.

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Phuentsholing Land Controversies

In the wake of recent discussions in the National Assembly (NA) and the National Council (NC) concerning the unpaid lease by owners of Trowa Theatre here in Changiji, the management of the theatre has answered that they are not to be blamed.

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