Stories about Bhutan from November, 2010
Bhutan: Books Or Bars
“Books printed in Bhutan are too expensive for an average income Bhutanese reading public,” informs Penstar and that explains why there are more bars than book shops in that country.
Bhutan: Tobacco Law And Village People
Passu is apprehensive about the impact of ban on tobacco in Bhutan. In almost every house of his village tobacco is still being used and they have to pay higher to get them.
Bhutan: Khuru And The Rise Of Feminist Movements
Bhutanese women may have, unintentionally, created the stirrings of their first feminist movements of sorts when they recently started to encroach upon a traditionally male dominated sport Khuru (game of darts).
Bhutan: Our Greedy Bank Accounts
“All because of our greedy bank accounts, we have corruption, fraud, fronting, theft, bribery, black market, vandalism, and desecration of ancient monuments, all that we the Buddhists utterly condemn,” opines Bhutanese blogger Penstar.