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Bhutan’s Vaccination Program Scales New Heights
July 27, 2021

Bhutan’s Vaccination Program Scales New Heights

By Wasbir Hussain and Rishi Lekhi
The Himalayan kingdom fully vaccinated 90 percent of eligible adults within a week.

Poor Access to Safe Abortions Is Killing South Asian Women
June 15, 2021

Poor Access to Safe Abortions Is Killing South Asian Women

By Bansari Kamdar
Even in countries where abortion is legal, access to safe abortions remains challenging
Bhutan’s Health Minister on Navigating the Pandemic as a Small State
June 15, 2021

Bhutan’s Health Minister on Navigating the Pandemic as a Small State

By Bansari Kamdar
Dechen Wangmo, the 44-year-old health minister of Bhutan and the newly elected president of the World Health Assembly, shares her goals for advancing world health.

Why Did Japan Award Bhutan’s Dago Tshering with the Order of the Rising Sun?
May 10, 2021

Why Did Japan Award Bhutan’s Dago Tshering with the Order of the Rising Sun?

By TP Mishra
An international award for a man many view as responsible for a generation of ethnic cleansing pain.

Bhutan Vaccinates 93% of Adults in 16 Days
April 13, 2021

Bhutan Vaccinates 93% of Adults in 16 Days

By Associated Press
In just over two weeks, Bhutan has vaccinated more of its population than any country in the world but the Seychelles.

‘Timber Mafia’ From India Running Amok in Bhutan
January 21, 2021

‘Timber Mafia’ From India Running Amok in Bhutan

By Rajeev Bhattacharyya
Illegal logging is depleting forest cover in the region, aggravating the fallout from climate change.

Bhutan: India First, But Not India Alone?
December 25, 2020

Bhutan: India First, But Not India Alone?

By Prin Shasiharan
While slowly diversifying its basket of economic and diplomatic relationships, Bhutan continues to remain a steadfast Indian ally.
Was India’s Special Frontier Force Engaged in Bhutan’s Operation All Clear to Flush Out Militants?
September 22, 2020

Was India’s Special Frontier Force Engaged in Bhutan’s Operation All Clear to Flush Out Militants?

By StoriesAsia
A 2019 court judgement against an Assamese militant note presents new evidence.

China’s Bhutan Gambit
July 23, 2020

China’s Bhutan Gambit

By Sudha Ramachandran
Beijing is upping the pressure for a land swap deal to settle the China-Bhutan border, in hopes of gaining an advantage over India.

What’s Behind China’s Expansion of Its Territorial Dispute With Bhutan?
July 06, 2020

What’s Behind China’s Expansion of Its Territorial Dispute With Bhutan?

By Ankit Panda
Beijing may be trying to drive a wedge between India and Bhutan.

The Hope and Struggles of Bhutan’s Women Vegetable Vendors
July 02, 2020

The Hope and Struggles of Bhutan’s Women Vegetable Vendors

By Roderick Wijunamai and Kinley Yangchen
In recent years, self-reported profits were already on a downward trend at the Centenary Farmers’ Market in Thimphu. Then came COVID-19.
What Explains Bhutan’s Success Battling COVID-19?
May 08, 2020

What Explains Bhutan’s Success Battling COVID-19?

By Sonam Ongmo and Tej Parikh
The under-resourced nation’s response, led by science and quick preventative action, has been fortified by its traditional communal values.

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