Bhutanomics is Dead, Long Live Bhutanomics

Lyonpo Nandalal Rai
Shortly after the Paris-Based Reporter sans Frontier (RSF) published the Press Freedom Index in which Bhutan’s press freedom index is shown to have dropped by 12 positions in 2012, the Royal Government of Bhutan completely blocked one of the most popular websites, Bhutanomics.com on 15th of March.

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Jigme Tshultim Jr. Speaks

Jigme Tshultim Jr.

It’s time for civil servants to stop working and only go through the motions to get your salary, because if you do work and benefit the society,  you will be punished eventually.

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Gyalpoizhing Land Scam Case Court Verdict

Jigme Tshultim Minjur Dorji

The Mongar District Court sentenced the National Assembly Speaker Jigme Tshultim to two and a half years imprisonment for official misconduct in the Gyalpoizhing land scam case. The court also sentenced the Home Minister Minjur Dorji to a year’s prison term. Continue Reading

Royal Address at the Closing of the 10th Session of the First Parliament

Bhutan Parliament

In 2008, we took on the enormous responsibility to usher in a democratic system of governance. It gives me great pleasure today to find us all here five years later, at the final session of the first parliament. Continue Reading

Bhutanomics is Banned – KUENSEL Interview

Jigme Thinley

 

The following is the original interview between Bhutanomics and KUENSEL, of which only a tiny bit was used by KUENSEL in their story

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