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  1. Bhutan to send 12,000 workers to ThailandRead the original story

    Saturday | Pattaya Mail

    The Kingdom of Bhutan is seeking to establish a Memorandum of Understanding with Thailand on the employment of 12,000 Bhutanese workers in Thailand. The Thai Minister of Labour Gen.

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  2. Chillies, cheese fire-up Bhutan's cuisineRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 30 | Newkerala.com

    Fridge magnets and postcards with pictures of red and green chillies of all shapes and sizes - there you go! Picturesque Bhutan's love affair with chillies - and also with cheese - is so profound that it's not just a food seasoning for its people. It's revered as a vegetable in itself, so much so that the national dish - ema datshi - revolves around it.

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  3. 2 Approaches To Ending Smoking: Laws And LabelsRead the original story

    Monday Jan 26 | WNYC-AM New York

    ... have delivered results. Oddly, making smoking illegal isn't one of them. In 2004 and 2005, the Himalayan Kingdom of Bhutan - which has measured its country's health not by GDP but by gross national happiness - became the first country to outright ...

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  4. The surprising way to end smokingRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 20 | USA Today

    ... have delivered results. Oddly, making smoking illegal isn't one of them. In 2004 and 2005, the Himalayan Kingdom of Bhutan - which measures its country's health not by GDP but by gross national happiness - became the first country to outright ban ...

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  5. Jay Chou's and Hannah Quinlivan's storybook wedding: Other fairy-tale ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 19 | The Straits Times

    ... gold. The wedding day was declared as a public holiday throughout the United Kingdom. This was the wedding that put Bhutan, and the luxurious Uma Paro resort, on the map. Among the guests was feted singer Faye Wong, who performed for the couple on ...

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  6. First Bhutanense Restaurant In New York CityRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 19 | Thephuketinsider.com

    But now, making international news is a former Monk who has opened what is claimed to be the first Bhutanese restaurant in New York City named Ema Datsi. So next time you find yourself in New York and have a hankering for food from the Kingdom of Bhutan, you know where to go.

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  7. A survey of livestock losses caused by Asiatic wild dogs, leopards...Read the original story

    Dec 3, 2014 | CSIRO Publishing

    A survey of livestock losses caused by Asiatic wild dogs, leopards and tigers, and of the impact of predation on the livelihood of farmers in Bhutan Om N. Katel A E , Saran Pradhan A B and Dietrich Schmidt-Vogt C D A College of Natural Resources, Royal University of Bhutan, Lobesa, Punakha, Bhutan. B Wildlife Conservation Division, Department of Forests and Park Services, Thimphu, Bhutan.

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  8. Bodhi sapling gift to BhutanRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jan 17 | The Telegraph

    ... presented a sapling of Bodhi tree to Bhutanese Prime Minister Tshering Tobgay at the Mahabodhi Mahavihara today. Bhutan is only the fifth country to receive one. The sapling was gifted to Tobgay under the sacred Bodhi tree, the place where prince ...

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  9. The Kingdom of BhutanRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 15 | Google Sightseeing

    The Kingdom of Bhutan has long held an air of mystery for many in the West. Isolated between India and China, and with restrictions on tourism and other foreign influences, this tiny nation is far less well-known than other Himalayan countries.

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  10. Bhutan's battle to make moviesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 14 | The Star Online

    When Bhutan's top director Tshering Wangyel finishes a film, he and his staff take to the Himalayan countryside for months at a time armed with a projector, tent, screen and tickets. Moviemaking in the isolated kingdom is strenuous business.

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  11. Absolute Hotel Services India Announces The U Ariya Thimphu BhutanRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 13 | Hospitality Net

    Absolute Hotel Services India Managing Director Sameer Dhakar is delighted to announce an additional U Hotels & Resorts property in Bhutan namely the U Ariya Thimphu, Bhutan which is planned to open in the first half of 2015. U Ariya Thimphu enjoys a prime location in Thimphu the capital city of the Kingdom of Bhutan.

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  12. In The Wake Of The Charlie Hebdo Attack, This Buddhist Teacher Is Advocating For 'Responsible Speech'Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 12 | Switched

    ... used for more than six centuries. Photo: Wikipedia Woodblock-printed Buddhist scriptures in the National Library of Bhutan. The country continues to use traditional printing methods even as it embraces more recent communication technologies, ...

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  13. Kerry holds historic talks with Bhutanese PMRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jan 11 | The Peninsula

    Top US diplomat John Kerry Sunday became the first American secretary of state to meet with a Bhutanese prime minister amid signs the remote Himalayan country is taking baby-steps towards opening up to the outside world. On the sidelines of a major investment conference in the western Indian state of Gujarat, Kerry met with Prime Minister Tshering Tobgay of Bhutan, a country known for pursuing its citizens' "happiness" rather than economic growth.

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  14. PM Modi meets Tshering Tobgay in AhmedabadRead the original story

    Saturday Jan 10 | Newkerala.com

    "PM @narendramodi met Bhutan PM @tsheringtobgay," Prime Minister's Office tweeted. Prime Minister Modi, who reached Ahmedabad earlier this evening to attend Vibrant Gujarat Summit 2015, was received by Gujarat Governor O.P. Kohli and Chief Minister Anandiben Patel.

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  15. Kerry to have historic talks with Bhutanese PMRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jan 10 | The Peninsula

    ... Ahmadabad on the sidelines of a trade and investment conference. While the United States does not have an embassy in Bhutan, the US ambassador to India is accredited to Bhutan as well. "Secretary Kerry's meeting with Bhutanese Prime Minister Tobgay ...

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  16. THIMPU: Bhutan strives for balance as tourism drives its economyRead the original story

    Friday Jan 9 | Asia News Network

    As it ushers in "Visit Bhutan Year" in the hope of boosting tourism, the tiny mountainous country in South Asia faces the challenge of finding a balance between getting its economy back on track and preserving its unique culture and environment. No doubt, tourism has been a major source of income for this isolated landlocked Buddhist kingdom known for its unique and unspoiled landscape and culture.

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  17. Bhutan's PM to visit India, attend Vibrant Gujarat SummitRead the original story

    Friday Jan 9 | Newkerala.com

    The Prime Minister of Bhutan, Tshering Tobgay, will pay a nine-day official visit to India beginning tomorrow at the invitation of his Indian counterpart Narendra Modi. He will be accompanied by the Foreign Minister, Economic Affairs Minister and senior officials of the Royal Government of Bhutan.

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  18. Bhutan strives for balance as tourism drives its economyRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 9 | The Nation

    As it ushers in "Visit Bhutan Year" in the hope of boosting tourism, the tiny mountainous country in South Asia faces the challenge of finding a balance between getting its economy back on track and preserving its unique culture and environment. No doubt, tourism has been a major source of income for this isolated landlocked Buddhist kingdom known for its unique and unspoiled landscape and culture.

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  19. BUMTHANG: Economic climate casts a pall over Bhutan's sawmill businessRead the original story

    Wednesday Jan 7 | Asia News Network

    Despite the restriction on housing loan lifted since September last year, sawmill business in Bumthang is yet to pick up. Following the rupee crisis in 2012, several loans including the housing loan were suspended to curb rupee outflow.

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  20. A fine romanceRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 6 | The Nation

    ... This new craft is made for long-haul flights and will be put into service on the Doha-Frankfurt route this month. Bhutan to post PATA mart Bhutan, somewhat of a newcomer to the tourism industry, will play host to the PATA Adventure Travel and ...

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