How to be an average Bhutanese

I am born in the Land of the Thunder Dragon. My country is very fortunate and lucky to have me in this land. I believe I am the center of the world. Therefore, I expect my country to do all of the below for me. I expect my country to make laws and rules according to my likes and dislikes. First, while being born I expect my mother’s obstetrician More...

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By tb admin On Friday, January 23rd, 2015
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The Role Of The Bhutanese Media In Bhutan’s Democratic Evolution And Governance – Part 3

Media’s Role in Fighting Corruption Bhutan’s ranking in the Transparency International Corruption Perception Index in 2008 was 45 out of 180 countries and number one in the SAARC region. Bhutan improved its More...

By tb admin On Friday, January 16th, 2015
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The Role Of The Bhutanese Media In Bhutan’s Democratic Evolution And Governance – Part 2

Media and the Democratic Process The media really took off during March 2008 Parliamentary elections, as for the first time a grueling election process between the Druk Phuensum Tshogpa (DPT) and the People’s More...

By tb admin On Tuesday, January 13th, 2015
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The Role of the Bhutanese Media in Bhutan’s Democratic Evolution and Governance – Part 1

Background and Evolution of the Bhutanese Media Media, in a modern sense of the word, started only from the 1970’s onwards in Bhutan. Media, like much else, took off as a part of Bhutan’s process of planned More...

By The Bhutanese On Friday, January 2nd, 2015
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Gift for Reading Year in Yangthang

The world would envy the nation that commits to observe a whole year as National Reading Year, and for it to be graced by His Majesty himself is truly something. About ten thousand students and teachers who gathered More...

By The Bhutanese On Friday, December 12th, 2014
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The 107th National Day of Bhutan: A Country Strong and United

Bhutan is blessed to be celebrating its 107th National Day- the attention this year will be in the east as His Majesty the King, Her Majesty the Gyaltsuen, His Majesty the Fourth King, Their Majesties the Queen More...

By tb admin On Friday, December 5th, 2014
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“Robbing the Country Blind”- Beyond an English Lesson

“Robbing the country blind” was a figure of speech that Druk Phuensum Tshogpa took literally. Over the past months many people including Dasho Benji himself gave the party several English lessons. This case More...

By The Bhutanese On Friday, November 28th, 2014
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Seriously SAARC

Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s call to South Asian leaders to overcome the many shared challenges holding back the region emanates from a stark fact New Delhi has long understood: India’s full potential cannot More...

By The Bhutanese On Friday, November 21st, 2014
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Open letter to the former Chief Justice of the Supreme Court

“For many of us, your career has been a model to follow” 15th November 2014 is Lyonpo Sonam Tobgye’s day. The day when not only the people of Bhutan but the entire South Asian legal community and fraternity More...

By The Bhutanese On Friday, November 14th, 2014
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THE VISIONARY DRAGON KING: A TRUE PATRIOT OF THE KINGDOM OF BHUTAN

A Tribute to His Majesty the Fourth Druk Gyalpo Jigme Singye Wangchuck on his 60th Birth Anniversary for his Selfless Service to the People of Bhutan A country and its people are products of the past- an accumulation More...