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  1. Bhutan, Myanmar and Mozambique Among Emerging Destinations Says Founder Of A&S Signature JourneysRead the original story

    9 hrs ago | PR Log

    PRLog - April 21, 2015 - ADA, Mich. -- Bhutan, Myanmar, and Mozambique are among the top emerging destinations, according to Sheri Fazleabas, founder and president of A&S Signature Journeys, a boutique tour company that offers the ultimate customized vacations for sophisticated, seasoned travelers.

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  2. A & S Signature Journeys Names Bhutan, Myanmar & Mozambique as Top Emerging DestinationsRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | Travel World News

    Bhutan, Myanmar, and Mozambique are among the top emerging destinations, according to Sheri Fazleabas, founder and president of A&S Signature Journeys, a boutique tour company that offers the ultimate customized vacations for sophisticated, seasoned travelers. Fazleabas attributes the growing popularity of these destinations to their appeal to travelers who are seeking authentic, "experiential" vacations in the more unspoiled and exotic regions of the world.

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  3. His Holiness The 17th Karmapa On Tibet, China and HappinessRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 13 | 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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  4. East Side Storytellin' 57 and moreRead the original story

    Monday Apr 13 | Examiner.com

    ... has an M.F.A. in fiction from the University of Arizona (go Wildcats), and now divides her time living in Thimphu, Bhutan, and Nashville. Married to a renowned Bhutanese thanka painter, Phurba Namgay, author of A Field Guide to Happiness: What I ...

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  5. The most giving country in the world?Read the original story

    Friday Apr 10 | English Dong-A

    ... share more as the most giving country turned out to be Myanmar at first place, Sri Lanka at 9th, and the Kingdom of Bhutan at 11th place. 'It seems that they want to do their best to help and share with others as they knew what it would be like to ...

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  6. Sri Lanka, Bhutan leaders discuss enhancing bilateral cooperation, establishing air linksRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 10 | Colombo Page

    Apr 10, Colombo: Leaders of Sri Lanka and Bhutan today discussed enhancing bilateral relations between the two countries, especially in education and agriculture sectors and establishing direct air links. Sri Lankan President Maithripala Sirisena and the visiting Bhutanese Prime Minister Tshering Tobgay agreed to establish air links between Paro and Colombo by Druk Air, the Bhutanese national carrier when they met at the President's Office Friday.

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  7. Sri Lanka, Bhutan sign agreement on bilateral consultationRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 10 | Colombo Page

    Apr 10, Colombo: Following discussions between Sri Lankan President Maithripala Sirisena and the Prime Minister of Bhutan LyonchhenTsheringTobgay held at the Presidential secretariat on Friday, Sri Lanka and Bhutan signed a Memorandum of Understanding on bilateral consultation. The Sri Lankan government is of the view that the MoU on bilateral consultation with Bhutan would enhance and strengthen the friendly relations between the two countries and pave the way to initiate new avenues of cooperation and engagement in mutually agreed fields including through exchange of views on political, economic, cultural and educational cooperation and on regional and international issues of mutual interest.

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  8. Bhutan Prime Minister arrives in Sri LankaRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 9 | Colombo Page

    Apr 09, Colombo: Bhutan Prime Minister Lyonchhen Tshering Tobgay arrived in Sri Lanka today on a three-day official visit at the invitation of Sri Lankan President Maithripala Sirisena. Commencing his tour, the Prime Minister visited the Kelaniya Temple and attended religious observances today.

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  9. All Whites fall further in April Fifa world rankingsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 9 | Stuff.co.nz

    ... released world rankings in 1993 was 156th in June, 2007. However, the side rebounded to 95th by the end of that year. Bhutan jumped 46 places from the foot of the Fifa rankings to 163rd on Thursday (Friday NZT) after recording their first ever World ...

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  10. Where Azkals stand in World Cup qualifyingRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 9 | ABS-CBN News

    The Azkals, who are 139th in the world in the latest FIFA rankings, are seeded alongside Afghanistan , Palestine , Maldives , Thailand , Tajikistan , Lebanon , and India . Bhutan, meanwhile, jumped 46 places from the foot of the FIFA rankings to 163rd on Thursday after recording their first ever World Cup qualifying victories.

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  11. Gareth Bale-inspired Wales climb 15 places to reach No 22 in FIFA's ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 9 | Daily Mail

    ... for the World Cup in Russia in 2018, in which 40 teams are split into eight groups of five ahead of Tuesday's draw. Bhutan has jumped 46 places from the foot of the rankings to 163rd after recording their first ever World Cup qualifying victories. ...

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  12. Brett Model has been named Resort Manager at Six Senses Qing Cheng Mountain in Chengdu, ChinaRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 9 | Hospitality Net

    ... His work, or passion as he sees it, has taken him from the exotic beaches of Vietnam to the pristine landscapes of Bhutan. In his current role he is responsible for overseeing core hotel operations departments including Rooms and Food & Beverage. ...

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  13. FIFA Rankings: England 14, Wales 22, Scotland 29Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 9 | Football365

    ... 8-0 on aggregate to Nicaragua in the first round of CONCACAF World Cup qualifying last month. They have replaced Bhutan after the Himalayan nation jumped 46 places to 163rd place after recording their first World Cup qualifying victories, beating ...

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  14. Football: Bhutan leap 46 places in FIFA rankings, Belgium go thirdRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 9 | Channelnewsasia.com

    Bhutan jumped 46 places from the foot of the FIFA rankings to 163rd on Thursday after recording their first ever World Cup qualifying victories. In this photograph taken on Sep 4, 2013, Maldives football player Ali Asfaq vies with Bhutanese opponents Pema and Chencho during the SAFF Championship football match in Kathmandu.

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  15. Bhutan Prime Minister to arrive in Sri Lanka today, special traffic plan in effectRead the original story

    Wednesday Apr 8 | Colombo Page

    Apr 09, Colombo: Bhutan Prime Minister Lyonchhen Tshering Tobgay will arrive in Sri Lanka today on a three-day official visit from 9th - l lth April at the invitation of Sri Lankan President Maithripala Sirisena. The visit will further strengthen the bilateral relations and cooperation between Bhutan and Sri Lanka, the Foreign Ministry in Thimphu said in a statement.

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  16. Motor vehicle deal likely in JuneRead the original story

    Friday Apr 3 | The Daily Star

    Bangladesh, Bhutan, India and Nepal are expected to sign a motor vehicle agreement in June to start seamless transit of passenger, cargo and personal vehicle between the countries later this year. Diplomatic sources said transport ministers of the four Saarc nations, also known as BBIN, are likely to meet in Thimphu, Bhutan to ink the deal, which now awaits cabinet approvals.

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  17. Bhutanese Nacho Cheese? An Ex-Monk Fires up Taste Buds in QueensRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 31 | The Village Voice

    ... at the table looking like a spa treatment for serrano peppers. (In Dzongkha, the national language of the Kingdom of Bhutan, ema translates to chile pepper, datsi to cheese.) The chiles lounge in a pale-yellow cheese sauce so smooth and lush that it ...

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  18. Freak fog mimics January morningRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 24 | The Telegraph

    ... of Emirates's Calcutta-Dubai flight by 40 minutes. Two domestic flights also took off later than scheduled while Bhutan Airways's Bangkok-Calcutta-Paro flight didn't land in the city and flew straight to Bhutan. Airport officials said fog ...

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  19. International Day of Happiness Founder Reflects on Third Successful International Day of Happiness:Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 24 | PRWeb

    Jayme Illien CEO Illien Global discusses Happiness & Well-being: Defining a New Economic Paradigm with UN Ambassador Lhatu Wangchuk of Bhutan. which measures "Gross National Happiness" instead of GDP.

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  20. UN's International Day Of Happiness: How can we define or achieve it ... and who's profiting?Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 19, 2015 | The Independent

    ... the ones voting, after all. Strangely, the whole idea of measuring happiness comes from the isolated Asian kingdom of Bhutan, whose former king, Jigme Singye Wangchuck, first proposed a Gross National Happiness index back in 1972. "Happiness is more ...

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