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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.
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.
Remit Bhutan launched in Perth - Kuensel, Buhutan's National Newspaper Click Here to Open in a New Window

Remit Bhutan launched in Perth
Kuensel, Buhutan's National Newspaper
Financial: The finance ministry launched Remit Bhutan, a foreign currency account facility for non-resident Bhutanese in Perth, Australia on February 14 according to a press release from the Royal Monetary Authority (RMA). A gathering of hundreds of ...


Bhutan's Phobjikha Valley: Witnessing sacred wildlife - Illawarra Mercury Click Here to Open in a New Window

Illawarra Mercury

Bhutan's Phobjikha Valley: Witnessing sacred wildlife
Illawarra Mercury
TARGET PRACTICE The national sport of Bhutan is archery, or dha, and tournaments are as regular a sight in the country as cricket matches are in India. Gangtey Lodge has bows and arrows for visitors who would like to learn archery from staff members.

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Bhutan PM wants world to prioritse people's happiness - MENAFN.COM Click Here to Open in a New Window

Bhutan PM wants world to prioritse people's happiness
MENAFN.COM
Slowly but surely, governments are accepting that the solution to happiness and well-being clearly lies in changing the very purpose and goal of development, stated His Excellency Tshering Tobgay, Prime Minister of Bhutan and leader of the People's ...


Building productive capacity in Bhutan for LDC graduation - Kuensel, Buhutan's National Newspaper Click Here to Open in a New Window

Building productive capacity in Bhutan for LDC graduation
Kuensel, Buhutan's National Newspaper
Bhutan is likely to have met the income-only criterion for LDC graduation (double the current per capita income threshold) at the next triennial review in 2018 and to continue to meet the human assets criterion, rendering it eligible for graduation in ...


India ranks 143rd in economic freedom index, behind Pak, Bhutan: US thinktank - Hindustan Times Click Here to Open in a New Window

Hindustan Times

India ranks 143rd in economic freedom index, behind Pak, Bhutan: US thinktank
Hindustan Times
It has been put in the category of “mostly unfree” economies; Nepal (125), Sri Lanka (112), Pakistan (141), Bhutan (107), and Bangladesh (128) surpassed India in economic freedom. Among South Asian countries, only Afghanistan (163) and Maldives (157) ...
US Think Tank Puts India Below Pakistan, Bhutan In Economic Freedom Index, Gives 143rd RankIndiatimes.com
Bangladesh goes up nine rungs in economic freedom indexThe Daily Star
My Republica - Nepal still remains mostly an unfree economy ...Republica
Business Today -The Heritage Foundation
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Himalayan Drive 5 comes to Bhutan - Kuensel, Buhutan's National Newspaper Click Here to Open in a New Window

Kuensel, Buhutan's National Newspaper

Himalayan Drive 5 comes to Bhutan
Kuensel, Buhutan's National Newspaper
The tri-nation rally that starts from February 25 will cover three countries: Bhutan, India and Nepal. Started in 2013, the rally is India's only international TSD (Time-Speed-Distance) cross-country rally. This will be the second time the JK Tyre ...


Journalist Namgay Zam Leaves Bhutan: Brain Drain in Action - The Diplomat Click Here to Open in a New Window

The Diplomat

Journalist Namgay Zam Leaves Bhutan: Brain Drain in Action
The Diplomat
Namgay Zam, the most well-known face on television in Bhutan, has left the country after an emotionally draining legal battle with an influential businessman who had accused her of defamation due to a social media posting. She arrived in Kathmandu ...


Trump's travel ban leaves Bhutan refugees in limbo - Nikkei Asian Review Click Here to Open in a New Window

Nikkei Asian Review

Trump's travel ban leaves Bhutan refugees in limbo
Nikkei Asian Review
She and her parents -- both in their 70s -- were set to leave the sprawling refugee camp on Feb. 3, after spending the last 23 years as stateless refugees driven out of Bhutan by a Buddhist-dominated government worried about a growing Hindu population.


Happiness, beyond measure - The Indian Express Click Here to Open in a New Window

The Indian Express

Happiness, beyond measure
The Indian Express
What is common to Bhutan, Venezuela, the United Arab Emirates (UAE) and Madhya Pradesh? All of them have a ministry/department for happiness. Bhutan is talked about the most, with the idea of GNH (Gross National Happiness) presented as some kind of ...

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