Bhutan’s media maladies

The closure of a weekly paper in Bhutan signals a troubling decline in media diversity and journalistic space.

| Apr 04, 2019

Bhutan elections explained

What you need to know about Bhutan’s parliamentary elections being held on 18 October.

| Oct 03, 2018

White-collared

Can bureaucracy drive happiness?

| Aug 31, 2016

Last rites in Syracuse

Suicide among Bhutanese refugees in the US continues to be a major concern that requires a community-based approach to mental health.

| Dec 15, 2014

The Importance of Being Idyll

Despite a nascent democratic culture, Bhutanese filmmakers face multiple challenges in their attempts to capture ‘life at the crossroads’

| Sep 16, 2013

The royal ‘we’

Agony and anticipation as Bhutan's king marries his queen.

| Dec 01, 2011

Kagyupa only

A creeping clampdown on Christianity in Bhutan poses the serious question of whether the kingdom has really set itself on the path to secular democracy.

| Jan 29, 2011

Bhutanese mists: ‘Within the Realm of Happiness’ by Kinley Dorji and ‘Becoming a Journalist in Exile’ by T.P. Mishra

Two books present the dichotomy of Bhutan´s image - from one perspective, the progressive-though-traditional idyll, to another, the authoritarian-to-dictatorial regime.

| Jan 01, 2010

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