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Corruption explodes in Bhutan

Barely weeks after the Transparency International published its annual report stating Bhutan is least corrupted in South Asia, a major corruption scandal has shaken Bhutan badly. The case was silently ignored by the government despite media reports. The case is not barely corruption scandal rather an exposure of the continued power struggle between the political…

The Bhutanese media remain silent, or remain unknown, but diplomats from 16 countries, mostly based in New Delhi and Dhaka visited Bhutan in last week of May. Diplomats from Lithuania, Ethiopia, Albanian and Dominican Republic, all based in New Delhi, met with Prime Minister Jigmi Thinley in Thimphu on Friday. Other 12 diplomats had visited…

After United States and Australia, now the scammers are targeting the resettled Bhutanese in New Zealand. According the latest news, a migrant has paid more than $1000 to a man claiming to offer New Zealand citizenship in a new phone-calling scam. The scammers are asking the newly settled people to send money through Western Union.…