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In search of a Nation

November 22, 2014 Editor 0

Movie Desh Khojdai Jaanda literally “In Search of a Nation” is based on chronology of historical facts about the ethnic Nepalese in early history of southern “Bhu-utan” now known as Bhutan. Historical evidence lavishly suggests that […]

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Bhutan’s tricky population and UN Mission Thimphu

January 3, 2014 Editor 1

Every Bhutanese individual has been wondering if UN Mission Thimphu will continue to be a mute spectator of yet another series of ethnic cleansing. The government’s mouthpiece Kuensel reported population discrepancy of about 100,000 between […]

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Census and Citizenship in Southern Bhutan

December 16, 2013 Editor 0

The issue of pending citizenship and census status for many southern Bhutanese has once again surfaced in the media. It was during the last parliamentary election that candidates of both DPT and PDP vowed to […]

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Why DPT lost to PDP?

July 18, 2013 Editor 1

Whether people of Bhutan looked for a real change or not, the change of a ruling party has been brought about in the second election.  How efficient will the new government be able to fulfill […]

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Landscapes, Memory and Identity

May 30, 2013 Editor 3

“When honestly narrated, memories can become a source of identity. It offers an understanding of the landscape and the people – and they are never meaningless. People remember the landscape names, important events, location of […]

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Is Bhutan’s GNH inclusive?

April 16, 2013 Editor 6

Bhutan, a tiny Himalayan kingdom sandwiched between two super powers India and China, has gained popularity after introducing a new development measure, Gross National Happiness (GNH), in recent years. The fourth monarch of Bhutan, Jigme […]

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Immigration, expats and the Netherlands

August 24, 2012 Editor 14

Holland, though a tiny country, has during the period of colonization sailed to Indonesia towards the south and Surinam towards the west. Power, business, shrewdness and the expatriates’ income led to a rapid financial prosperity […]