Bhutan and India: Evolving Ties in Changing Times (Part 1)

Hydropower Development Bhutan has a total hydro power capacity of 30,000 MW, and an economically viable total capacity of 23,760 MW, of which 1,400 MW has been built. A major development in the Bhutan-India hydropower cooperation is that the target of harnessing 10,000 MW by 2020 will no longer be feasible –mainly due to cost and funding concerns More...

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By tb admin On Monday, April 13th, 2015
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The Best Public Toilet in the Country

If something is not good enough, go and change it. If you can’t change it, seek help but change it. It was my turn to design a social service activity yesterday afternoon at the Royal Academy. My team knew I would More...

By tb admin On Monday, April 6th, 2015
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I’m Scared of Him No More

I knew Au Sonam since my days in Gaupay, way back in mid 90s. He was a terror. He lived outside our school gate with his father and stepmother. His muscular body, complimented by fluent English made him a fearful More...

By tb admin On Monday, March 30th, 2015
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Who Will Pay for the Damage?

Road blocks and Landslides have a long history in our country and as of now there is no sign of learning from the mistakes. We don’t have to worry about waterways and railways like other countries but as is our More...

By tb admin On Monday, March 23rd, 2015
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Is Bhutan’s Media Freedom Really Slipping?

The country may have fallen in the rankings, but is freedom of information really on the decline? Bhutan has slipped from its previous year’s ranking of 92 to 104th place in the 2015 World Press Freedom Index, More...

By tb admin On Monday, March 16th, 2015
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A new concept of Gross Organizational Happiness or GOH

In this article I will be writing about something that I believe will have significant impact on enhancing wellbeing and happiness of the people of Bhutan. This new innovation is Gross Organizational Happiness (GOH) More...

By The Bhutanese On Friday, March 6th, 2015
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International Women’s Day – picture an equal world!

On every 8th of March since 1975, thousands of events have been organized on International Women’s Day to celebrate the economic, political and social achievements of women all over the world. But this is not More...

By tb admin On Sunday, February 8th, 2015
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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 More...

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...