Friday May 10
The Epoch Times
Tiny Bhutan Redefines 'Progress'
They vow to protect 60 percent of forest cover in their country, are already carbon-neutral , and have vowed to make their entire agriculture sector organic.
Tue May 07, 2013
The Georgia Straight
David Suzuki: Defining progress differently
They taught us to work hard to earn a living, live within our means, save for tomorrow, share and not be greedy and help our neighbours because one day we might need their help.
Jean Stark, 75, Cameron, MO
Jean Stark, 75, Cameron, Missouri, died Sunday, May 5, 2013 at her home. She was born June 13, 1937 to JC and Lula Faubion in Grant City, Missouri.
Sat May 04, 2013
Kingdom of Bhutan aiming to become 100 percent organic
The small landlocked nation, famed as the happiest country in the world, wedged between China and India , with a population of over 700,000; is on the verge of becoming the first nation in the world to have its agriculture be 100% organic.
Mon Apr 29, 2013
Bhutan polls July 13 - Indiatalkies.com
Thimphu, April 29: Elections for Bhutan's lower house, the National Assembly, will take place July 13, the authorities said.
Thu Apr 25, 2013
International Business Times
Bhutan, The Nation of 'Gross National Happiness' Votes For Second Time
The tiny Himalayan kingdom of Bhutan began voting Tuesday for the lower house "National Council" only for the second time, five years after the country became a Democratic Monarchy in a historic move that saw the king voluntarily stepping down from his absolute power.
Wed Apr 24, 2013
Of Bhutan, happiness and development index
Bhutan's unique formula of using happiness to measure the development index may have captured the imagination of many countries but the government's priority should be to create basic conditions for experiencing happiness, says a leading scholar on Bhutan.
Tue Apr 23, 2013
EU ends Myanmar sanctions, arms embargo remains * EU willing to open new chapter in relations with Myanmar * HRW says Myanmar authorities aided killings of Muslims LUXEMBOURG: EU foreign ministers agreed on Monday to lift the last of the bloc's trade, economic and individual sanctions against Myanmar, hailing 'a new chapter' with... Top US general ... (more)
Mon Apr 22, 2013
Bhutan to give verdict on first five...
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.
Sun Apr 21, 2013
Dochula Pass, Bhutan
Our tour group took a quick stop at Dochula Pass on our way from the capital city of Thimpu to the town of Punaka.
Sat Apr 20, 2013
Foreign delegates call on CJP
ISLAMABAD, Apr 20 : Different foreign delegates from Iran, Afghanistan, Bhuttan, U.K. India and Libya participating in the International Judicial Conference called on Chief Justice Iftikhar Muhammad Chaudhry here on Saturday.