Stories about Bhutan from May, 2008
Bhutan: Communists and the Press
Freedom in Bhutan on the actions of the communists, who on the one hand demand that the government stop its brutalities, but on the other, threaten freedom of the press.
South Asia: Burma, the junta and a crisis
In a post titled “Hell in the time of Junta”, Sepia Mutiny writes about the humanitarian crisis in Burma.
South Asia: Soaring food prices
2.6 billion links to a report by the Asian Development Bank on the soaring food prices the world over.
Global: The price of food, the cost of despair
The crisis of skyrocketing food prices is affecting all economic groups in every corner of the world. Every day, it seems, high-priced food sends another country lurching through some crisis: demonstrations, riots, rumors of hoarding, falling governments, even deaths. Global Voices is well positioned to follow the nuances of this...
Bhutan: Beauty pageant for a change
Kashyapji writes in Kuzu-Bhutan weblog about “Miss Bhutan” contest, an upcoming beauty pageant which is expected to set a new trend breaking the ice of the protectionist Bhutanese culture.