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five years on: a review of the ruling party

five years on: a review of the ruling party

The Raven’s Tshering Dorji provides an analysis of the DPT government, and postulates on how its performance in the last five years might impact the upcoming elections in 2013. The… Read more »

What Lessons Can We Learn From The Gun Massacre In America?

What Lessons Can We Learn From The Gun Massacre In America?

Imagine this: a disturbed young man forces his way into the primary school where your child attends kindergarten. Imagine then: that he is armed with a semi-automatic weapon and enters… Read more »

Learning to Love Work

Learning to Love Work

By MICHAEL RUTLAND Some may feel the comments in this article are unfairly critical of our education system. Can I therefore begin by paying a sincere and heartfelt tribute to… Read more »

The  Ultimate  Experience

The Ultimate Experience

By MANAN KARKI It wasn’t until the first few seconds prior to the jump that I felt the first tinge of fear, of panic, of terror. Now, I’ve always been… Read more »

Revenge

Revenge

By KARMA SINGYE DORJI The Colonel fought for everything in his life. As a boy, he had always been driven by the brooding absence of his father, the eventual cruelty… Read more »

Social Me: to be or not to Be?

Social Me: to be or not to Be?

Hello! I am a questionable Bhutanese with treason running through my veins! If my genealogy drafted by a most enterprising troll is anything to go by, every story in my… Read more »

A MOMENT FOR SELF REFLECTION

A MOMENT FOR SELF REFLECTION

We are a land distinct in culture, cuisine, conviction, costume and custom. But more importantly, we are the last purely Mahayana Buddhist kingdom. The Bhutanese population is largely Buddhists; Buddhism… Read more »

For the Love of Music

For the Love of Music

The Music of Bhutan Research Centre (MBRC) was founded in Thimphu in late 2008 by renowned Bhutanese musician, Kheng Sonam Dorji, to document, preserve, and promote the traditional music of… Read more »

Muscle & Fitness

Muscle & Fitness

Tshewang Penjor Businessman. Age I am 33 years old. Place I am from Paro but I was born and brought up in Omdingkha, Samtse, where the Indo-Bhutan-China border is, since… Read more »

Reflections on the Eternal Dragon: Even after all these years, a fan still remembers

Reflections on the Eternal Dragon: Even after all these years, a fan still remembers

By JURMI CHHOWING A charming young man with a disarming smile, deep humility and cocksure bravura once said the following: “The key to immortality is to first live a life… Read more »