Bhutan

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

The dragon bites its tail – Part III

FROM THE ARCHIVES: Part III of our longform reportage from 1992 on Bhutan’s Lhotshampa question.

| Oct 17, 2018

The dragon bites its tail – Part II

FROM THE ARCHIVES: A longform piece on Bhutan’s Lhotshampa question [1992].

| Oct 17, 2018

The dragon bites its tail – Part I

FROM THE ARCHIVES: A longform piece on Bhutan's Lhotshampa question [1992].

| Oct 16, 2018

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

Shangri-la, continued

Thimphu bookshops, language choice and the most recent clutch of fiction from Bhutan.

| Jun 24, 2016

High stakes in the highlands

In Bhutan, collection of ‘fungus gold’ generates both cash and controversy.

| Feb 15, 2016

Finally becoming citizens

The personal and political implications of third-country resettlement and naturalisation for Bhutan’s refugees.

| Jan 05, 2015

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