Bhutan is not Shangri-La on Earth

 

Gross National Happiness (GNH)

Minister Khaw Boon Wan spoke in Parliament on Wednesday (19 October, 2011) about his experience in Bhutan and how the small nation has studied Singapore as a country that has transited from Third World to First. He also explained why Bhutan is not a paradise on earth.

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Grads Don’t Fall For PM

Jigme Thinley with Chinese ministerA most passionately charged Lyonchhen during the recently concluded National Graduates Orientation Program (NGOP) lambasted the media in relation to news stories on Gyelpozhing, Denchi land cases and the Trowa Theater land case.

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The Charming Ban-Ban Game

No smoking in Bhutan

I love bans. They are the most exciting things in our dull, dreary, middle class life. They lend magic and purpose to our existence. As indeed, I guess, they do to those who impose them. Without bans, I suspect our everyday life would lose much of its charm and playfulness. We will never have enough reasons to break the law. We will never pick up the courage to stand up and say: To hell with you; I am not falling in line.

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Bhutan at the Olympics

Bhutan at the Olympics

Some irresponsible and insensitive Bhutanese have been trolling on why Bhutan cannot win an Olympics medal. But a JigsNews and International Olympic Committee joint study reveals that non-winning has nothing to do with capabilities, but more with the political, social-economic, geographical & cultural conditions.

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Bhutan China Talks

Here are exclusive details from the ongoing closed door talks between Bhutan and China in Thimphu. We are publishing the first draft of what was agreed by China to Bhutan and vice versa.

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