The JYT Factor for Bhutanese Democracy

Jigmi Y Thinley

Principles and ideology of democracy are to create collective leadership based on quality and capability. Every individual in a nation has the power to shape the future of that nation. Continue Reading

Land Prices in Bhutan

His Majesty the King’s Kasho to the Parliamentarians to deliberate prudently on the Land Bill couldn’t have come at a more opportune moment. Land prices in Bhutan are exorbitant, and completely out of reach for most Bhutanese, including myself. I am a 36 year old university grad, working as a civil servant for the last 12 years. I live in a rented apartment in Kawangjangsa with my lovely working wife, and our 2 beautiful daughters.

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Confessions of a Trulku’s Mistress: Lies and Whispers

Sorry to disappoint you if you are reading this. No confessions. But before I proceed to strip our Gurus of all the hypocrisy witnessed in plain sight, I ask for the reader’s forgiveness for my transgressions. I am a devout Buddhist and my intention is not to upset anyone or to appear audacious.

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