Logo for the Celebrations of 60th Birth Anniversary of His Majesty the Fourth Druk Gyalpo

Logo for the celebrations of 60th birthday of Fourth king of Bhutan His Majesty Jigme Singye Wangchuck

The green dragon represents the strong personality of His Majesty the Fourth Druk Gyalpo, who throughout His golden rule has spearheaded environmental conservation in the Kingdom that brought him international fame and recognition.

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Elections 2013: No Religious Influence

 

No praying

Annual rituals, including yearly lochoe, coinciding with the election campaign period next year, will have to be stopped or moved to a different date.

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Bhutan’s Economy Not in a Worst Case Scenario

Bhutan's foreign currency reserves - 2012
The country’s foreign currency reserve position which, according to one estimate, is short by around USD 20M, has elicited differing views, with some saying the economy is stuck in a rut, and others contending there is still room to use it.

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Bhutan’s Enigmatic Software Industry

Bhutan Software
Bhutan’s enigmatic software and copper export business that had the government looking askance for years could be headed for a complete meltdown.

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11th Plan Bigger Than 10th Plan in Absolute Size

No money

The 11th Plan may be smaller in terms of “investment programmes” but in “absolute size,” it would be bigger than the 10th Plan, Gross National Happiness Commission Secretary Karma Tshiteem said.

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