· April, 2009

Stories about Bhutan from April, 2009

Bhutan: Flood Threat

  30 April 2009

Tshering Tobgay reports that the river Gotu-chu, a tributary of the Pho-chu river had swollen which could trigger a possible flood downstream along the Pho-chu and Punasang-chu rivers in Bhutan. The blogger comments: “We now know that we are ‘not prepared’ to handle a flood in Punasang-chu.”

Bhutan: Don't Ban Nano!

  20 April 2009

Dipika, a Bhutanese journalist who blogs at On The Job, criticizes the recent debate in Bhutan on whether the $2500 car Tata Nano should be banned.

Bhutan: Finding Yourself

  16 April 2009

Dorji Wangchuk urges all Bhutanese: “create an opportunity to travel back to your roots. Forget Bangkok or Hong Kong for once. You will not only re-discover your own country but you will also find ‘yourself’.”

Bhutan, Nepal: On Marriage Of Frogs and Rain

  3 April 2009

Coincidence or supernatural? Freedom in Bhutan is amazed by the news that two traditional marriage ceremonies of frogs were held in southern Bhutan and central Nepal with prayers to the rain God to end the prolonged drought and it rained after a few days in both the places.

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