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A First for Bhutan

A First for Bhutan

22 year old Yeatho Lhamo Penjore, a teacher at the Thimphu Primary School, first started working out at a local gym in Thimphu in mid 2012. A year and a… Read more »

Quality Education. How can Bhutan achieve it?

Quality Education. How can Bhutan achieve it?

A student at a school in Thimphu is asked to stand up and present an answer, and the fear is written all over her face. She does not know the… Read more »

Empowering Rural Communities Creating conditions for rural prosperity

Empowering Rural Communities Creating conditions for rural prosperity

READ Bhutan is part of READ Global, a nonprofit organization dedicated to empowering communities with the knowledge and skills essential to build more prosperous futures                                                                     “READ Bhutan?” my friend Choezin… Read more »

Electing a Candidate

Electing a Candidate

Choosing who is going to lead your country is a difficult yet important choice. And how you make that decision depends on who you are and what is significant for… Read more »

Improving the Investment Climate

Improving the Investment Climate

The reputation of Bhutan is justifiably immaculate in many international circles. Its stable democracy, low corruption, abundant supplies of clean energy and high levels of education make it a target… Read more »

The Dawn of a New Orange King

The Dawn of a New Orange King

Sometimes there is no such thing as a befitting introduction. Words fail to convey what the heart feels, the eyes see and the ears hear. So one must submit to… Read more »

THE ROLE OF ART IN BHUTAN

THE ROLE OF ART IN BHUTAN

  Art is a word that constantly redefines our cultural, aesthetic and creative boundaries. During the Second World War, the British government wanted to cut the arts funding and put… Read more »

Ablaze in The Land of Snow

Ablaze in The Land of Snow

By SONAM WANGMO Not far from the Northern borders of Bhutan lies the Land of Snow, Tibet. It is a country whose history, traditions, and culture, are intertwined with Bhutan’s;… Read more »

Love On the Sly? A Brief Enquiry into the Culture of Night Hunting

Love On the Sly? A Brief Enquiry into the Culture of Night Hunting

By Dekey Choden Gyeltshen “…Look for me by moonlight, Watch for me by moonlight, I’ll come to thee by moonlight, Though hell should bar the way”                  … Read more »

Deconstructing the Chibdrel & Marchang Ceremonies

Deconstructing the Chibdrel & Marchang Ceremonies

It’s a sight we witness at any given scenario in Bhutan – the promotion of a high ranking official, during a visit by a head of state, other ceremonial events… Read more »