Bhutan’s Long Journey Into the World Trade Organization
By Ladislav Charouz
25 years after Bhutan first applied to join the WTO, recent developments seem to be giving Thimphu a final push.
Gelephu: The World’s First Mindfulness City Is in Bhutan
By Namgay Zam
The city is envisioned as Bhutan’s new economic hub – an opportunity to capitalize on the economic corridor linking South Asia to Southeast Asia.
What’s Next for Bhutan After Its Election
By Shannon Tiezzi
Tenzing Lamsang, editor of The Bhutanese, discusses why voters chose the PDP and what the new government has planned, particularly for Bhutan's ailing economy.
Bhutan Takes Another Step Forward on Democratic Path
By Mimrah Abdul Ghafoor
Voting in the first phase of elections to the National Assembly – the fourth since the Himalayan kingdom democratized in 2008 – will take place on November 30.
Crypto Mining in the Himalayas: Bhutan’s Gamble With Bitcoin
By Joe Wallen and Tushar Shetty
Beyond the Indus podcast hosts Joe Wallen and Tushar Shetty explore how Bhutan is quietly gearing up to become the world's next Bitcoin superpower.
Overcoming COVID-19 the Bhutanese Way
By Namgay Zam
Compassionate leadership – and the resulting public trust and goodwill – provided the key to Bhutan’s remarkable pandemic success story.
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.
Is India Losing Its Grip on Bhutan?
By Kashish Kumar
China’s influence is rising thanks to public discontent with New Delhi’s approach.
Bhutan’s Happiness Faces the Growing Pains of Development
By Tej Parikh
Pasakha, Bhutan's industrial hub, symbolizes the struggle at the heart of Bhutan's development model.