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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Bhutan: The Lost Shangri-la?

I am a great admirer of Bhutan – for its simplicity, aesthetic sense, its rich traditions and, lately, for initiating and propagating the revolutionary idea of GNH, which has the potential to pave the path to sanity in this world fast hurling towards self destruction. Though we are still a minority, many of us are realizing that the modern world does not have sustainable solutions to any of the crises, which it has created in the last maybe 300 years, through this modern scientific path of ‘development’ it has chosen for itself.

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Land Ceiling in Bhutan

The Land Bill is up for discussions in the parliament in the coming days. On the 15th of June, His Majesty issued a Kasho to the parliament, reminding them on the importance of the Land Bill. The Kasho reminded the parliament to be mindful that no one is exempt from the land ceiling.

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Druk Gyalpo’s Relief Fund Bill

The National Assembly yesterday endorsed the “Druk Gyalpo’s Relief Fund Bill” with all 46 members, excluding the speaker, unanimously voting to adopt it.

The National Assembly had passed the Bill during the eight session of the parliament last winter.

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Trashigang Dzongda Clarifies Truck License Controversy

KUENSEL report on how the Trashigang Dzongda “seized” the driving license of a DCM truck has sparked a mini outrage on various online social media sites. This is Trashigang Dzongda’s clarification.

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