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The tiny Himalayan country of Bhutan begins electing a new parliament on April 23, 2013, for only the second time in its history, five years after the Buddhist monarchy gave up its absolute power. Comment?
JuleeK says Bhutan is "as close to a Himalayan utopia as you can get." The scenery is "stunnning and pristine" and the air "crystal clear." - alexislai , CNN iReport producer Our tour group took a quick stop at Dochula Pass on our way from the capital city of Thimpu to the town of Punaka. Comment?
... whole or part by Taiwan, China, Vietnam, Malaysia, the Philippines and Brunei. THIMPHU: The tiny Himalayan country of Bhutan begins electing a new parliament today for only the second time in its history, five years after the Buddhist monarchy gave ... Comment?
... of Afghanistan while delegation of Bhuttan consisted of Justice Tshering Namgyel, Justice, High Court, Thimphu, Bhutan. Delegation of India consisted of Justice Madan Bhimarao Lokur, Judge Supreme Court of India, delegation of Libya was headed by ... Comment?
... find happiness. The governor and First Lady Cylvia Hayes are scheduled to leave today to attend a conference in Bhutan that focuses on a concept known as Gross National Happiness -- an alternative theory to Gross Domestic Product that seeks to ... Comment?
... a car, vacations to countries with potable water. My assignment through Health Volunteers Overseas (HVO) in Thimphu, Bhutan, focused on teaching physiotherapy technician students, as well as educating and consulting with my local counterparts. We ... Comment?
Katonah resident Kim McCormack has been fascinated with the small Kingdom of Bhutan for most of her life. Comment?
... always focus on our books, our papers, and how we keep the names of the kids now when they are born." The Kingdom of Bhutan, and its growing community within Lethbridge, are one of the small number of countries that follows the Nepal-created Vikram ... Comment?
... scores of (apparently) Pi-less developing nations that do not make this list at all. One of which - the Kingdom of Bhutan - does actually have a princely one Pi sale to its name at present, according to the Foundation. "It's a server for Khan ... Comment?
... this year the New York Times published an opinion piece on "When 'Growth' Is Not a Good Goal." Karma Ura, Center for Bhutan Studies, argues that we should be more concerned with Gross National Happiness that GNP. Who would argue this? Diana ... Comment?
Chele La Pass, near Paro. Chele La Pass, at an elevation of 3988 meters is considered to be one of the highest motorable passes in Bhutan. Comment?
... and gone on to become another corporatized entity with the rakyat holding the share capital. If the Kingdom of Bhutan is exporting electricity to India, we could have been doing the same in the region - in all likelihood. We would not have seen the ... Comment?
When I told my three boys, ages 14, 12, and 9, that we were going to the tiny Asian nation of Bhutan last summer, my eldest looked at me earnestly, and said, "Mom, no offense, but I'm just not a developing world kind of kid." I understood his alarm. Comment?
... school's journalism students, tie-ups with schools in Ireland and New Zealand and off-site training for reporters in Bhutan and at The Times of India. There have also been extra-curricular "Hacks vs Hackers" sessions for IT hackers and 9.9 SoC ... Comment?
... awareness that money is not the exclusive predictor of happiness. The United Nations got the idea from the Kingdom of Bhutan, which has become the poster child for an alternative measure of prosperity - known as the gross national happiness index. ... Comment?
... Indonesia, Malaysia, Japan, South Korea, Laos, Myanmar, Vietnam, Philippines, Singapore, Cambodia, Brunei, Mongolia, Bhutan (the Kingdom of Bhutan), India, Pakistan, Bangladesh, Sri Lanka, Russia, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan, Uzbekistan Saudi ... Comment?
In 1999, the modern world greeted the tiny Kingdom of Bhutan with open arms when a ban on TV and the internet was lifted by the mountainous Asian state's government. Comment?
My grandfather had said, the destiny of Bhutan is intimately bound with that of India and it is in our mutual interests to further the bonds of friendship and understanding -- His Majesty King Jigme Khesar Namgyel Wangchuck About a year ago, I described the bilateral relationship between India and Bhutan as being a truly exceptional example of how ... (more) Comment?
The United Nations declared March 20 the first International Day of Happiness , declaring that "the pursuit of happiness is a fundamental human goal." What specifically makes you happy? How do you make others happy? If your nation had a Gross National Happiness Index, as the Kingdom of Bhutan does, how happy do you think people would be? Why? The ... (more) Comment?
... now, a crisp layer of white putting locals at rest, dogs indoors and a season to bed, but alas, the mountain peaks of Bhutan are still green in mid-January. It is to my advantage. The closest town of Paro is at 2280 metres and by rights I should ... Comment?