On World Health Day

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Yesterday was the World Health Day. The international community observed it solemnly as a new health crisis, the novel coronavirus, has taken the world by surprise.

We must get a better grip on new challenges

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The dengue season has arrived. In the southern belt and some eastern parts of the country, the weather’s warmed up. It is becoming hotter by the day. Suspect dengue cases have already started emerging from hospitals in Nganglam and Panbang.

Border crossing our biggest threat today

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Even as international border crossing has been restricted since March 23 to prevent importation and spread of Covid-19 in the country, it has been found that people continue to sneak in and out of the borders clandestinely. This poses serious risk of the disease spreading in the country.

Its about people, not the virus

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There have been numerous calamities like wars, natural disasters,…

Contributing to the fight against Covid-19

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There is call to come together in our fight against the threat of  the new coronavirus. The support has been widespread with Bhutanese involving in it in one way or another.

A silver lining on the cloud?

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These are difficult times. Countries around the world are being ravaged by the scourge that is Covid-19. The speed with which the disease is spreading is staggering. It is also deeply worrying. While some countries are taking effective and encouraging measures, many are failing.

When beliefs blind reasoning

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There are times when situation makes us wiser to initiate bold changes, some even questioning the very basis of our customs and traditions.

The dawn of new age for Bhutanese education

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Covid-19 is going to change the way we plan our future. When it is finally gone away, we would be reacting to home and world events very differently. We will have become a little wiser.

Positivity shines amid dark clouds

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The world now has close to 700,000 Covid-19 positive cases. The number of countries affected by the pandemic stands at 199.

The Bhutanese spirit

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We are into the third week since the first Covid-19 positive case was reported in the country. As of now, we have only three positive cases. All are imported.

A communication crisis?

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“Can we go to the hospital?” “Will there be a flight…

In the wake of the Indian lockdown

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With India in a nationwide lockdown to contain the spread of…

Is 14 days long enough?

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There are speculations surrounding the incubation period of the novel coronavirus. Many are convinced that two weeks is not enough, as new studies indicate that it takes some people much longer to develop symptoms after they are exposed to the disease.