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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.
Inside the T Winter 2014 Travel Issue Click Here to Open in a New Window
The issue finds romantic inspiration in locales near and far — from Cape Town to Bhutan, Montauk to the Orient Express.
Bhutan: A Higher State of Being Click Here to Open in a New Window
In the vertiginous mountains of the South Asian nation, where happiness is akin to holiness, bicycling has become much more than a national pastime. It’s a spiritual journey.
Bhutan Faces an Important Test of Press Freedom - New York Times Click Here to Open in a New Window

New York Times

Bhutan Faces an Important Test of Press Freedom
New York Times
The journalist, Namgay Zam, has been accused of libel by the businessman, Sonam Phuntsho, in what Prime Minister Tshering Tobgay has called a landmark case that could shape proposed restrictions on social media usage in Bhutan. The post includes ...


5th Annual Bhutan-India Development Cooperation talks held - Kuensel, Buhutan's National Newspaper Click Here to Open in a New Window

5th Annual Bhutan-India Development Cooperation talks held
Kuensel, Buhutan's National Newspaper
Cooperation: The 5th Annual Bhutan-India Development Cooperation Talks was held yesterday in Thimphu, according to a press release issued by the foreign affairs ministry. With Bhutan's 11th Five Year Plan entering its fourth year, the two sides ...


BirdLife Partnership stretches its wings to Bhutan - BirdLife International Click Here to Open in a New Window

BirdLife Partnership stretches its wings to Bhutan
BirdLife International
BirdLife International, the world's largest conservation Partnership, has taken a new Partner under its wing: the Royal Society for Protection of Nature (RSPN) in the fascinating and richly biodiverse nation of Bhutan. Known in as Druk Yul (meaning ...

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Bhutan observes 32nd SAARC Charter Day - Kuensel, Buhutan's National Newspaper Click Here to Open in a New Window

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Bhutan observes 32nd SAARC Charter Day
Kuensel, Buhutan's National Newspaper
Lyonchoen added that Bhutan reaffirms its commitment and support to SAARC and said that the country will continue to work closely with every member state in further achieving the goals and objectives enshrined in the SAARC Charter. The South Asian ...
Pakistan laments postponement of Saarc summitLivemint
SAARC Has 'Survived' Not 'Triumphed', Says Pak PM Nawaz SharifNDTV
Financial authorities of Nepal, India will resolve issues: India's MEA spokespersonHimalayan Times
Economic Times -Hindustan Times -Business Standard
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From Bhutan's red rice to goat meat from Mozambique, unique products can boost exports from the poorest countries - UNCTAD Click Here to Open in a New Window

From Bhutan's red rice to goat meat from Mozambique, unique products can boost exports from the poorest countries
UNCTAD
High in the Himalayas between India and Tibet lies the ancient kingdom of Bhutan, one of the world's most remote nations. Trade is difficult for this landlocked country, which relies on sales of hydroelectro power to India for more than 40% of its exports.


Little Bhutan - Nepali times Click Here to Open in a New Window

Little Bhutan
Nepali times
Refugees from Bhutan who lived for two decades in camps in Nepal and were resettled in the United States are finally finding their feet after an initial period of adjustment. It has not been easy for the 100,000 refugees who were evicted by Bhutan in ...


Bhutan to adopt Conservation Assured Tiger Standards - Kuensel, Buhutan's National Newspaper Click Here to Open in a New Window

Bhutan to adopt Conservation Assured Tiger Standards
Kuensel, Buhutan's National Newspaper
Wildlife: Bhutan announced yesterday that it is adopting the Conservation Assured Tiger Standards (CA|TS), reaffirming its commitment to secure the long-term future of the country's wild tigers. CA|TS is currently adopted by Bangladesh China, India ...


Bhutan exports eggs to India - Kuensel, Buhutan's National Newspaper Click Here to Open in a New Window

Bhutan exports eggs to India
Kuensel, Buhutan's National Newspaper
The agriculture ministry sent about 105 cartons or 800 trays of eggs worth more than Nu 0.17 million in its first consignment to Kolkata, India. “This is done on trial marketing,” agriculture minister Yeshey Dorji said. “If this works out we will send ...


99 Bhutanese children to get heart surgery in Thailand - Kuensel, Buhutan's National Newspaper Click Here to Open in a New Window

99 Bhutanese children to get heart surgery in Thailand
Kuensel, Buhutan's National Newspaper
Drukair and Bhutan Airlines have offered to sponsor the airfare for the children and their caregivers to travel to Bangkok for the surgery, and the Royal Thai Consulate in Thimphu has offered to waive off their visa fees. His late Majesty King Bhumibol ...

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Life in a Refugee Camp: From Bhutan to the United States by Posta Dangel - The Rapidian Click Here to Open in a New Window

The Rapidian

Life in a Refugee Camp: From Bhutan to the United States by Posta Dangel
The Rapidian
Posta Dangal, born in Bhutan in 1975, was moved to a refugee camp in Nepal in 1990. While in the camp Posta became an advocate for other refugees. In 2011, Posta and her family were resettled in the United States and eight months later moved to Grand ...







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