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Weekender Billiard Click Here to Open in a New Window
The food of Bhutan in a snooker hall in Woodside, Queens.
In Bhutan, Happiness Index as Gauge for Social Ills Click Here to Open in a New Window
Dasho Karma Ura has spent years defining Gross National Happiness. But persuading other nations to adopt an index aimed at spiritual well-being has had its challenges.
Bhutan Faces an Important Test of Press Freedom Click Here to Open in a New Window
A prominent journalist has been accused of libel for sharing a Facebook post that alleged corrupt dealings among the elite in the Asian country.
Centuries of Buddhist Tradition Make Room for Bhutan’s First Law School Click Here to Open in a New Window
In a nation with a long-held tradition of resolving disputes through conciliation, a legal education is being melded with old values.
A Guarded Culture’s Old and New Ways Click Here to Open in a New Window
In Bhutan, a small nation with centuries of Buddhist tradition in conflict resolution, a new law school will incorporate those values in its training.
Odd Names for Offbeat Ministries Click Here to Open in a New Window
Government departments around the globe with grand aspirations.
From Bhutan to New York’s Dairy Heartland Click Here to Open in a New Window
A state training program has connected about two dozen Bhutanese refugees who wanted familiar agrarian jobs with farms that needed labor to fuel the yogurt boom in western New York.
Earthquake Strikes Northeast India, Killing at Least 6 Click Here to Open in a New Window
The quake, of magnitude 6.7, left scores wounded, and the death toll was expected to rise.
Last-Ranked Bhutan Stuns Sri Lanka a Second Time Click Here to Open in a New Window
Bhutan advanced to the group stage of Asian qualifying for the 2018 World Cup, an almost unthinkable achievement for a team that sometimes goes years between official matches.
A Moment Atop the World for Bhutan’s Last-Ranked Team Click Here to Open in a New Window
Crediting the ability of the current generation to watch soccer on TV, Bhutan’s national team won its first World Cup qualifying match, beating Sri Lanka on Thursday.
Exhibition centre for made and grown in Bhutan products - Kuensel, Buhutan's National Newspaper Click Here to Open in a New Window

Kuensel, Buhutan's National Newspaper

Exhibition centre for made and grown in Bhutan products
Kuensel, Buhutan's National Newspaper
The centre is expected to promote construction materials, plumbing, electrical, handicraft items and agro products, that have been manufactured or grown in Bhutan, according to an economic affairs ministry press release. It is also expected to help ...


Bhutan: Ecological Heart of the Eastern Himalaya - National Geographic Click Here to Open in a New Window

National Geographic

Bhutan: Ecological Heart of the Eastern Himalaya
National Geographic
A tiger strides majestically in the snow in Wangchuck Centennial National Park in north-central Bhutan. (photo: UWICER). Against the despairing narrative typical of today's global conservation scenario, every once in a while we need stories of optimism ...

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The Kingdom of Bhutan opens first government data center - DatacenterDynamics (registration) Click Here to Open in a New Window

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The Kingdom of Bhutan opens first government data center
DatacenterDynamics (registration)
The Kingdom of Bhutan has opened a 2,500 square foot (232 sq m) data center at the Bhutan Innovation and Technology Centre in the Thimphu TechPark. The facility, designed to Tier II standards, already has 22 government services running on it including ...


Bhutan, B/desh to sign inland water transport agreement in April - Kuensel, Buhutan's National Newspaper Click Here to Open in a New Window

Kuensel, Buhutan's National Newspaper

Bhutan, B/desh to sign inland water transport agreement in April
Kuensel, Buhutan's National Newspaper
The inland water route, stretching from Indian territory through the Brahmaputra river till Mongla and Chittagong in Bangladesh, will soon be accessible to Bhutan. The economic affairs secretary, Dasho Yeshey Wangdi said that the two countries will ...


Hitting the shuttlecock the Bhutanese way - Kuensel, Buhutan's National Newspaper Click Here to Open in a New Window

Kuensel, Buhutan's National Newspaper

Hitting the shuttlecock the Bhutanese way
Kuensel, Buhutan's National Newspaper
Along with football, another game that prevails across Bhutanese streets is badminton. As much as the game is meant to be played indoors, Bhutanese enjoy playing it out in the open. But despite its popularity, badminton has failed to become a dominant ...


Bhutan: Shrouded in mystery and magic, this is the last great ... - Stuff.co.nz Click Here to Open in a New Window

Stuff.co.nz

Bhutan: Shrouded in mystery and magic, this is the last great ...
Stuff.co.nz
Bhutan is no ordinary place. It is the last great Himalayan kingdom, shrouded in mystery and magic, where a traditional Buddhist culture carefully embraces ...

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25th year of Pro Bhutan, Germany – KuenselOnline - Kuensel, Buhutan's National Newspaper Click Here to Open in a New Window

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25th year of Pro Bhutan, Germany – KuenselOnline
Kuensel, Buhutan's National Newspaper
This year is the 25th year of cooperation between the Royal Government and Pro Bhutan, Germany, a private German philanthropic association, according to a ...
Bhutan: A kingdom in the clouds - Phuket NewsThe Phuket News

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Northumberland News editor visits tiny Himalayan country of Bhutan - Northumberland News Click Here to Open in a New Window

Northumberland News

Northumberland News editor visits tiny Himalayan country of Bhutan
Northumberland News
BHUTAN — Famed for it's policy of gross national happiness, the tiny Himalayan country Bhutan had long been on my bucket list. I finally made a visit to the landlocked country this March, joining a photography tour led by photographer Alison Wright ...


Overlooked cities, a new guitar museum and a tour that takes in the fabric of Bhutan - Chicago Tribune Click Here to Open in a New Window

Chicago Tribune

Overlooked cities, a new guitar museum and a tour that takes in the fabric of Bhutan
Chicago Tribune
Not as well known is Bhutan, which limits tourism to lessen the impact on the tiny country that's only slightly larger than Massachusetts. An 11-day/10-night tour from Myths and Mountains in late September explores the Himalayan kingdom sandwiched ...







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