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  1. Prince William, Duchess Kate plan Canada trip for fallRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 27 | USA Today

    ... on overseas visits. What a trip and what a way to end a trip. Will and Kate wrapped up their tour of India and Bhutan with a visit to Agra, India where they posed at the Taj Mahal, the world-famous monument to enduring love, on April 16, 2016. The ...

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  2. Cameroon: Cameroon Wins UN Online Business Registration AwardRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 27 | AllAfrica.com

    ... the audience. Cameroon beat 18 other countries to emerge first in the e-registration category, while the Kingdom of Bhutan ranked first in the e-regulation category. In all, 116 countries were evaluated this year. "We believe Cameroon's ranking will ...

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  3. Explore the Kingdom of Bhutan by Motorcycle; Save 10%Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 21 | PR Log

    COLOMBO, Sri Lanka - July 21, 2016 - PRLog -- Known for its stunning mountain vistas, Buddhist traditions, and lush winding valleys, the Kingdom of Bhutan is a "bucket list" destination for many North Americans. Add the thrill of exploring the country riding a classic Royal Enfield motorcycle, and you have the sort of adventure that will provide a lifetime of memories and envy-inducing stories.

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  4. Happiness As A Corporate GoalRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 19 | MediaPost

    ... scored worse than Syria. Mental note: Stroke Burundi off my travel bucket list). In 1971, the 4th Dragon King of Bhutan, Jigme Singye Wangchuck, was so enamored with the idea of happiness as a goal that he introduced a new measure of a nation's ...

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  5. Happiness As A Corporate GoalRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 19 | MediaPost

    ... scored worse than Syria. Mental note: Stroke Burundi off my travel bucket list). In 1971, the 4th Dragon King of Bhutan, Jigme Singye Wangchuck, was so enamored with the idea of happiness as a goal that he introduced a new measure of a nation's ...

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  6. Racing around with the Royals: From Mumbai to New Delhi, the Taj...Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jul 17 | Daily Mail

    Packing Mumbai, Delhi, Agra - not to mention the Himalayan kingdom of Bhutan - into a week is verging on the impossible, but that's what the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge did earlier this year, and I followed them every step of the way. I have always longed to experience the cosmopolitan charm of Mumbai, shop in New Delhi's markets and marvel at the splendour of the Taj Mahal.

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  7. | AspenTimes.comRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jul 16 | The Aspen Times

    In London at Covent Garden, Aspen residents Fonda and Charles Paterson joined his cousin Janet Wilson from York, who was excited to see an actual copy of The Aspen Times since she is an avid online reader of it. Jeremy Rubingh, Lorraine Miller and siblings Katrina and Nick DeVore display The Aspen Times on a recent trip to Thimphu, the capital Bhutan.

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  8. Stunning photos reveal the nomadic lives of the Brokpa tribe on the ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 12 | Daily Mail

    ... Stunning photos reveal the nomadic lives of the Brokpa tribe on the brink of change as the remote corners of Bhutan begin to modernise The Brokpa people live in remote, eastern Bhutan, in the villages of Merak and Sakten - as they've done for ...

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  9. Bangladesh will not be frightened by cowardly terror acts: President HamidRead the original story

    Monday Jul 4 | Newkerala.com

    Thimphu, July 4 : Bangladesh President Md Abdul Hamid, who is in Bhutan for a state visit, on Monday said his country would not be cowed down by the "cowardly" Dhaka cafe terror siege and was committed to fighting against all kinds of terrorism. "I am saddened today in the wake of unfortunate deaths of some innocent people in Dhaka who were mercilessly killed by a group of miscreants on July 1, 2016.

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  10. Dhaka, Thimphu can work for more devRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jul 2 | The Daily Star

    ... accompanied by his wife Rashida Khanam. Photo: PID Mentioning that there are many potential areas in Bangladesh and Bhutan, President Abdul Hamid and Bhutanese King Jigme Khesar Namgyel Wangchuck yesterday said the two countries can tap the ...

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  11. The future of yak farming in Bhutan: policy measures government should adoptRead the original story

    May 27, 2016 | CSIRO Publishing

    ... was conducted to explore and record perceptions of mountain pastoralists concerning the future of yak farming in Bhutan. A semi-structured questionnaire was developed and used to gather qualitative data from 106 yak herders selected randomly from ...

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  12. Bhutan's Aspirational New Generation Searches for JobsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 28, 2016 | Voice of America

    Museum guide Tashi Pelden counts herself among the fortunate few young people who have landed a job. In the bustling marketplace of the Bhutanese capital, Thimphu, a group of youngsters laugh and joke as they play a game of cards outside a karaoke bar one of the few entertainment options Bhutan has permitted.

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  13. President goes to Bhutan on July 1Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 26, 2016 | The Daily Star

    ... nation at the invitation of its King Jigme Khesar Namgyel Wangchuck. On his arrival at Paro International Airport, Bhutan's Prime Minister Tshering Tobgay will accord a warm welcome to the Bangladesh president. Sources also said during the visit, ...

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  14. Bhutan's parliament OKs sub-regional agreement amid resistanceRead the original story

    Jun 23, 2016 | The Daily Star

    The Bangladesh, Bhutan, India and Nepal transport agreement passed its first parliamentary hurdle yesterday when the National Assembly endorsed the sub-regional agreement amid stiff resistance from the opposition. Out of the total 41 members present, 28 voted in favour of the agreement, while 10 voted against and three abstained.

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  15. Brave or crazy? The pilots who'll land at the world's scariest...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 19, 2016 | Daily Mail

    ... of pilots - will be huge. But in 2016, challenges don't come any greater than trying to land a jet at Paro airport in Bhutan. (BBC2, Saturday) we saw precisely why there are currently only 26 pilots in the world qualified - or prepared - to fly into ...

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  16. The Bhutan Exhibition - Hint to HappinessRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 15, 2016 | Tokyo Art Beat

    ... has always been acutely aware of the very real threat of tourism to its culture and environment is the Kingdom of Bhutan - a landlocked nation at the eastern end of the Himalayas bordering both China and India. By placing certain restrictions on how ...

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  17. Qatar Airways selected LPU International Student at Rs 15 LakhRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 9, 2016 | PR Log

    JALANDHAR, India - June 9, 2016 - PRLog -- One of the top airways of the world, Qatar Airways Doha has selected Lovely Professional University international student as Cabin Crew at Rs 15 Lakh salary per annum. LPU Student Sonam Deki, who hails from Thimphu in Bhutan, has completed B Sc Airlines, Tourism & Hospitality program from LPU School of Hotel Management and Tourism.

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  18. Prospect of Mass Tourism Clouds Bhutan's Shangri-LaRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 7, 2016 | Voice of America

    Tourists hike up to Tiger's Nest monastery, which hugs a cliff above the town of Paro, Bhutan. Bhutan, a land of pristine beauty that restricts the numbers of overseas visitors, is facing pressure to allow more tourists to increase incomes and create more jobs.

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  19. Korea funds project to construct multi-sports hall in BhutanRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 6, 2016 | Korea Herald

    South Korea has implemented a project to build a multi-sports hall in the Bhutanese capital of Thimphu as part of efforts to improve the sports infrastructure in the Himalayan kingdom and enhance friendship between the two countries, government officials said Tuesday. Officials from the state-run Korea Sports Promotion Foundation and the Bhutan Olympic Committee held a groundbreaking ceremony at Jungshina, Thimphu, on May 27 to mark the construction of the hall.

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  20. Runway makeoverRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 6, 2016 | The Telegraph

    ... aspect. The airport will be operational for choppers. Sri Lanka-based Mihin Lanka, Thailand-based Thai Airways and Bhutan-based Druke Air operate flights for Colombo, Bangkok and Paro respectively during the tourist season from October to March. Air ...

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