DEMOCRACY IN ACTION

‘A Fashion show for dignity of labor’

Only and stark difference – this show unlike the glitz and glamour-enthused setting switched to galoshes, plastic gloves and trash bins. Hold that thought, before you start flipping the Encyclopedia or search Google for a strict definition for fashion. The event deliberately titled ‘fashion show’ sought to drive home the …

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Women quota discussions steal the show

Debate on effectiveness of quotas to achieve gender equality was the highlight at the ministerial high level panel on the first day of Bhutan+10 conferences Ministers and participants from different countries expressed varying opinions on women quota during the first day and first panel discussions of Bhutan +10, an international …

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‘GNH in itself is not elitist’

President of the Center of Bhutan Studies and one of the key architects behind Gross National Happiness, Dasho Karma Ura answers some critical questions on GNH in an interview with The Bhutanese.  1. Dr David L. Luechauer in a series of three interview articles has raised some fundamental questions about …

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It’s Not About The Kings

While some may consider much of what I have written to be “critical” of Bhutan, rest assured that I have nothing but praise for the Bhutanese press / media.  You do your country, you do your people and you do your leaders a tremendous service.  I would rank the Bhutanese …

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