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  1. Tashi Dorji's new album blends cultures and subculturesRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Mountain Xpress

    ... politics. Nonetheless, he's releasing an album's worth of eccentric solo guitar music. In 2000, Dorji, a native of Bhutan, received a scholarship to Warren Wilson College, where he studied philosophy and political science. Forays into Asheville, ...

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  2. Japan rated Asia's most peaceful country, China faltersRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Asian Correspondent

    ... weapons, violent demonstrations, political instability and perceived criminality in society. The Himalayan Kingdom of Bhutan was ranked the second most peaceful nation in Asia (16th overall), followed by Singapore (25th), Taiwan (28th), Malaysia ...

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  3. 'Talking Stamps' From the Kingdom of BhutanRead the original story

    Monday | The Stranger

    Known as the "first talking stamps" in 1972, these tiny vinyl postage stamps from Bhutan were totally playable and when the needle was put on the record stamp you heard Bhutan's national anthem and a capsule history of the nation.

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  4. Can Traditional Bhutan Survive Tourism?By Esha ChhabraRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Aug 17 | The Daily Beast

    Travelers have started to take notice of Bhutan, great news for the nation that's banking on tourism for economic grow.

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  5. Spotlight: 'Bhutan: Jewel of the Himalayas'Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Aug 16 | El Paso Times

    "Bhutan: Jewel of the Himalayas / Photography by Mark Paulda" continues through Oct. 25 at the UTEP Centennial Museum and Welcome Center.

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  6. Twenty tigers identified in BhutanRead the original story

    Saturday Aug 16 | Nerve News

    Bhutan's first nationwide tiger survey that began in February has identified 20 animals in the Himalayan nation's southern region.

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  7. Stage Set for Iconic Leadville 100 Mountain Bike 'Race Across the Sky' on Saturday, August 9thRead the original story

    Friday Aug 8 | Business Wire

    ... Special Forces in March 2013. This is his first attempt in the Leadville 100 MTB. Sonam grew up in the Kingdom of Bhutan on a rice farm in Paro Valley and is a first-time participant in the Leadville 100 MTB. He was unable to go to school past 6th ...

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  8. Stage Set for Iconic Leadville 100 Mountain Bike a Race Across the Skya on Saturday, August 9thRead the original story

    Friday Aug 8 | Business Wire

    ... Special Forces in March 2013. This is his first attempt in the Leadville 100 MTB. Sonam grew up in the Kingdom of Bhutan on a rice farm in Paro Valley and is a first-time participant in the Leadville 100 MTB. He was unable to go to school past 6th ...

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  9. Sri Lankan President stresses consistency and evenness in application of lawsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 8 | Colombo Page

    ... with pledges for an educated judiciary and specialized courts. The second Roundtable took place last year in Thimphu, Bhutan, and produced the Thimphu Declaration on Enhancing Environmental Justice in South Asia. This Conference is expected to ...

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  10. A Revolutionary Drone-Based Delivery Network Is Being Tested-in BhutanRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 7 | Government Executive

    ... A Silicon Valley startup is piloting a low-cost drone-based delivery project in the remote Himalayan nation of Bhutan that could save lives in far-flung rural communities - and perhaps pioneer the system globally. Bhutan has only 0.3 physicians per ...

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  11. Narooma Rotary: Bhutan leads the world in happinessRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 5 | Narooma News

    Narooma Rotarians were fascinated by a talk from guest speaker Dr Robin Tennant-Wood on the small Himalayan Kingdom of Bhutan and its pursuit of Gross National Happiness .

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  12. China-India energy rivalry in spotlight ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Aug 3 | Korea Herald

    ... has made clear its desire to refocus attention on its near neighbours. Modi's visit to Nepal follows a June trip to Bhutan, where he announced a new hydropower plant. Nepal's Prime Minister Sushil Koirala said this weekend that hydropower ...

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  13. China-India energy rivalry in spotlight as Modi visits NepalRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Aug 2 | West Australian

    ... has made clear its desire to refocus attention on its near neighbours. Modi's visit to Nepal follows a June trip to Bhutan, where he announced a new hydropower plant. Nepal's Prime Minister Sushil Koirala said this weekend that hydropower ...

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  14. China-India energy rivalry in spotlight...Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Aug 2 | Suria

    ... has made clear its desire to refocus attention on its near neighbours. Modi's visit to Nepal follows a June trip to Bhutan, where he announced a new hydropower plant. Nepal's Prime Minister Sushil Koirala said this weekend that hydropower ...

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  15. Nepal backtracks to allow Tibetan Buddhist monks cremationRead the original story

    Tuesday Jul 29 | Hindustan Times

    ... Karma Kagyu school of Tibetan Buddhism, was flown in on Tuesday evening by a special Druk Air flight from Thimphu in Bhutan. It will be kept at the Shar Minub monastery in Kathmandu where people can pay their last respects. The last rites will be ...

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  16. Nepal backtracks allows entry of Tibetan leaders body for last ritesRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 28 | Hindustan Times

    ... spiritual leader, the 14th Shamarpa of the Karma Kagyu school of Tibetan Buddhism, which is now in Thimphu, Bhutan is expected to be flown in by a chartered flight. The spiritual leader, who holds a Bhutanese passport, had expressed his desire to be ...

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  17. Reflections of a special envoyRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jul 27 | The Straits Times

    ... ethnic Russian minorities. IN 1999, Prime Minister Goh Chok Tong appointed me as his Special Envoy to the Kingdom of Bhutan. I was one of several special

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  18. Bhutan makes it to cover of India tourism reportRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jul 26 | The Indian Express

    It is learnt that the Bhutan photo on India's tourism report was noticed by senior Tourism Ministry officials after it had been presented to the Parliament Secretariat for distribution among MPs.

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  19. India pushes ahead with Bhutan power playRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 17, 2014 | Nikkei Net Interactive

    In June, Narendra Modi chose tiny Bhutan as his first foreign destination as India's prime minister.

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  20. Joseph Rosendo's TravelscopeRead the original story

    Monday Jul 21 | KISU-TV Pocatello

    ... is a life-changing experience, though often these changes come when least expected. Joseph heads to the Kingdom of Bhutan, a devout Buddhist country, fully aware of the possibilities for enlightenment that Bhutan offers him and his viewers. His trip ...

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