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Wednesday Sep 3 | City Life Chiang Mai

Seven Days in Shangri-La: on your bucket list

For as long as I remember, Bhutan was on my bucket list. I didn't know much about Druk Yul, or Land of the Dragon as the Bhutanese call it, but it beckoned.

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Related Topix: Travel, Bhutan Travel, Asia, Asia Travel, World News

Sat Aug 30, 2014

Channelnewsasia.com

Bhutan tests drones for carrying medical supplies

In an attempt to save lives in Bhutan, the government has initiated a pilot project by using drones to transport medical supplies to remote and inaccessible regions.

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Related Topix: Asia, World News, Medicine

Wed Aug 27, 2014

El Paso Times

UTEP's Centennial performance Saturday will blend Bhutanese dance, music with Western opera

The University of Texas at El Paso on Saturday will blend dance and music from the kingdom of Bhutan with Western opera, a combination that has been called "marvelous."

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Related Topix: Arts, Opera, Travel, Bhutan Travel, Asia Travel, World News, Asia, El Paso, TX, University of Texas at El Paso

Mon Aug 25, 2014

El Paso Times

Jenn Crawford: UTEP's connection to Bhutan is a special relationship

Editor's note: The following is part of a weekly series commemorating the University of Texas at El Paso's Centennial Celebration in 2014.

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Wed Aug 20, 2014

El Paso Times

Towering sculpture at Sun Bowl Drive and Glory Road celebrates UTEP's history

Seattle-based artist Koryn Rolstad arranges brightly colored resin pieces before they are attached to aluminum posts Wednesday at Sun Bowl Drive and Glory Road.

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Tue Aug 19, 2014

Mountain Xpress

Tashi Dorji's new album blends cultures and subcultures

Tashi Dorji talks a lot about community - in terms of both Asheville's punk scene and his interest in radical politics.

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Mon Aug 18, 2014

Asian Correspondent

Japan rated Asia's most peaceful country, China falters

Japan is the most peaceful country in Asia, according to the Institute for Economics and Peace's 2014 Global Peace Index .

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The Stranger

'Talking Stamps' From the Kingdom of Bhutan

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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Sun Aug 17, 2014

The Daily Beast

Can Traditional Bhutan Survive Tourism?By Esha Chhabra

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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Related Topix: Bhutan Travel, Asia Travel, World News, Asia, Agriculture, Science, India,

El Paso Times

Spotlight: 'Bhutan: Jewel of the Himalayas'

"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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Related Topix: Asia, World News, Arts, Photography

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