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All eyes on OBCA Convention !

June 13, 2015 Editor 0

With ABA (Association of Bhutanese in America) still nowhere and seemingly in deep slumber despite much hue and cry from some quarters of our community, it is OBCA (Organization of Bhutanese Communities in America) that […]

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Is Bhutan’s Media Freedom Really Slipping?

March 21, 2015 Editor 0

Vishal Arora regularly sneaks into Bhutan out of his love for this country. It is indeed Vishal’s foster- country, for he derived his name Tenzin Wangchuk, to show affinity towards welcoming brothers of another breed. […]

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Modi’s speech reveals skeleton in cupboard

July 5, 2014 Editor 0

The Indian Prime Minister, Narendra Modi, has recently addressed the parliament of Bhutan, the youngest democracy in the world. Bhutan, the only country in the world without traffic lights, is very proud to set green […]

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Election aftermath: A milestone or a millstone?

September 10, 2013 Editor 0

I arrived in Bhutan a few days after the second general elections – a milestone in the journey of our country’s fledgling democracy. A milestone unfortunately marred with ugly accusations hurled at each other from […]

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Are We the Bhutanese Refugees Killing Ourselves?

April 21, 2013 Editor 2

Please watch this video clipping before you read The recent article titled “Bhutanese Refugees are Killing Themselves at an Astonishing Rate” reminds me of the once-much-believed misconception of the mass suicide committed by lemmings. Have […]

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The Gyalpoizhing Verdict

March 12, 2013 Editor 12

The very name of the place, “GYALPOI ZHING” is elusive as it has geo-political connotation since time immemorial. ‘Gyalpoi’ means the King’s and ‘Zhing’ means field or land.  In the first place, the natural aspect […]