Bhutan http://www.globalpost.com/taxonomy/term/19585/all en For Bhutan’s refugees, there’s no place like home http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/opinion/110330/bhutan-refugees-nepal <p> Should no refugees be allowed to return, it sends the message that a government can get away with mass expulsion on ethnic lines without consequence.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/opinion/110330/bhutan-refugees-nepal" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Bhutan Nepal Asia-Pacific Aid Opinion Health Wed, 30 Mar 2011 16:16:00 +0000 Bill Frelick 5634256 at http://www.globalpost.com Bhutan's road to happiness http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/asia-pacific/110920/bhutan-democracy-nepal-gross-national-happiness <p> NEW YORK &mdash; Two very defined commitments in Bhutan &mdash; one to democracy, the other to cultural preservation &mdash; seem about to collide.<br /> &nbsp;</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/asia-pacific/110920/bhutan-democracy-nepal-gross-national-happiness" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Bhutan World Leaders Asia-Pacific Emerging Markets Culture & Lifestyle Health Wed, 21 Sep 2011 19:16:51 +0000 Terry McCoy 5675799 at http://www.globalpost.com Bhutan Wedding http://www.globalpost.com/internal/gallery/5677816 <p> Bhutan Wedding</p> Bhutan Travel/Tourism Entertainment Asia-Pacific Thu, 13 Oct 2011 15:01:00 +0000 News Desk 5677816 at http://www.globalpost.com Rahul Gandhi to attend Bhutan wedding festivities http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/asia-pacific/111014/rahul-gandhi-bhutan-wedding-photos <p> The Hindu reports that the Bhutan ruling dynasty has had close ties with the Nehru-Gandhi family for generations.<br /> &nbsp;</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/asia-pacific/111014/rahul-gandhi-bhutan-wedding-photos" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Bhutan World Leaders Asia-Pacific India Fri, 14 Oct 2011 19:26:27 +0000 5677976 at http://www.globalpost.com Bhutan's Wangdue Phodrang temple to be rebuilt following devastating fire http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/asia-pacific/120626/bhutan-wangdue-phodrang-temple-destroyed-fire Bhutan's historic Wangdue Phodrang Dzong, a temple-fortress built by the nation's founder in 1638, was destroyed by a fire over the weekend.<p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/asia-pacific/120626/bhutan-wangdue-phodrang-temple-destroyed-fire" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Bhutan Travel/Tourism Asia-Pacific World Religion Culture & Lifestyle Tue, 26 Jun 2012 17:09:02 +0000 Talia Ralph 5709474 at http://www.globalpost.com Bhutan is going 100 percent organic http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/asia-pacific/121006/bhutan-going-100-percent-organic There's yet more progressive news from Bhutan, the remote Himalayan nation that brought you the Gross Happiness Index: the entire country is going 100 percent organic.<p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/asia-pacific/121006/bhutan-going-100-percent-organic" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Bhutan Asia-Pacific Sat, 06 Oct 2012 17:48:20 +0000 Faine Greenwood 5721799 at http://www.globalpost.com Bhutan votes in second-ever general election despite monsoon rains (PHOTOS) http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/asia-pacific/130531/bhutan-votes-second-ever-general-election-despite-monsoon- KATHMANDU — As Bhutan heads to the polls, the most compelling question is whether the new democracy can fully emerge as a representative of the people, or will the elected government remain a proto-feudal representative of the elite.<p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/asia-pacific/130531/bhutan-votes-second-ever-general-election-despite-monsoon-" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Bhutan Elections Want to Know Asia-Pacific Culture & Lifestyle Fri, 31 May 2013 13:41:00 +0000 Alexander Besant and Jason Overdorf 5849439 at http://www.globalpost.com Bhutan voters brave rains to cast ballots in second-ever elections http://www.globalpost.com/internal/gallery/5849456 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-subhead"> <div class="field-label">Subhead:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> The voting is being held in two stages with the first deciding which of the four major parties would make it to the second round. </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-label">Byline:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Alexander Besant </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-slideshow-slides"> <div class="field-label">Photo Slides:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/photo/5849443/169693539">bhutan 1</a> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <a 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parliamentary elections http://www.globalpost.com/dispatches/globalpost-blogs/commentary/bhutan-parliament-elections-druk-national-congress Five years into the democratic process, the Himalayan Kingdom of Bhutan—better known to outsiders as the champion of Gross National Happiness—is now preparing for its second parliamentary elections, scheduled for July 13.<p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatches/globalpost-blogs/commentary/bhutan-parliament-elections-druk-national-congress" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Bhutan Elections Asia-Pacific Diplomacy Commentary Fri, 12 Jul 2013 10:14:24 +0000 TP Mishra 5877223 at http://www.globalpost.com Bhutan goes from no TV to all about electric cars http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/asia-pacific/140222/bhutan-nissan-electric-cars <p style="font-size: 13.333333969116211px; line-height: 20px;">&quot;Technology is not destructive. It&#39;s good and can contribute to prosperity for Bhutan,&quot; the Prime Minister&nbsp;<span style="font-size: 13.333333969116211px;">Tshering Tobgay</span><span style="font-size: 13.333333969116211px;">said. It was not always thus.</span></p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/asia-pacific/140222/bhutan-nissan-electric-cars" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Bhutan Travel/Tourism World Leaders Want to Know Asia-Pacific Science Technology Sat, 22 Feb 2014 19:18:46 +0000 Agence France-Presse 6078161 at http://www.globalpost.com