· July, 2011

Stories about Bhutan from July, 2011

Bhutan: Tour De Bhutan

  27 July 2011

Bhutan's latest passion is mountain biking and this year Tour Of Dragon, the successful cross country biking race event, is going international, informs Passu.

Bhutan: Tribute to the King

  19 July 2011

I Am Drukpa pays tribute to the Bhutanese King Jigme Khesar Namgyel Wangchuck (the Fourth Druk Gyalpo) on the occasion of the third anniversary of the enactment of the constitution.

Bhutan: Legalizing Abortion

  15 July 2011

“Abortion is not permitted in Bhutan because we are Buddhist, isn’t it more Buddhist to forgive a woman for her mistake and give her a new life instead of letting her die along with child, which we were trying to protect?” – comments Bhutanese blogger Passu.

Bhutan: No Uncontested Winners In Election

  15 July 2011

Bhutanese democracy has an unique system. Tshering Tobgay informs that according to the constitution of the country voters have the right to accept or reject a candidate through vote even if that candidate is the only candidate in that constituency.

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