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Bhutan calls for unified mountain voice to address effects of climate change

Kuensel 27 May 2024
“With 98 percent of our land covered by mountainous terrain, Bhutan faces alarming consequences from the yearly retreat of our glaciers, shrinking by 13 to 23 metres annually.
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China, Nepal reopen traditional border trade points

People Daily 27 May 2024
Trade activities also resumed at other traditional sites in counties such as Zhongba, Saga, Gyirong and Nyalam. Xigaze is a pivotal city for China's opening-up to South Asia, bordering India, Nepal and Bhutan, and hosting five trade land ports ... .
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China-Nepal traditional border trade points reopen

ECNS 27 May 2024
A train departs from Haidong in Qinghai Province on December 15, 2021 for Xigaze in China's Xizang Autonomous Region ... As a pivotal city for China's opening-up to South Asia, Xigaze borders India, Nepal and Bhutan, and hosts five trade land ports.
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From Tibet to Xizang: China’s strategic moves

Deccan Herald 26 May 2024
</p><p>Tibet borders India, Nepal, Bhutan and Myanmar in the Himalayas ... Historically, there have been very few people in Tibet living close to its border with India, Nepal and Bhutan.
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NASA trains Bhutanese officials in Satellite Data Analysis

Kuensel 22 May 2024
A four-day Applied Remote Sensing Training Program (ARSET) was conducted by NASA in Bhutan to enhance capacity, improve land use planning, and bolster disaster monitoring efforts ... training in Bhutan.
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Where are the hands to till the land?

Kuensel 21 May 2024
... as good as not having a land ... At the national level, Bhutan needs 15,000 additional labourers if they are to address the 22,300 acres of fallow land, left to fallow mainly because of labour shortage.
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Bhutan seeks tech revolution to uplift traditional agriculture

Kuensel 18 May 2024
In Bhutan’s case, the situation is complicated by its mountainous terrain, with only 2.7 percent of land suitable for cultivation ... With food self-sufficiency being a long-term vision for Bhutan, forum ...
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Transforming agriculture

Kuensel 18 May 2024
It is not the drudgery, but the lack of hands to till the land ... There are no hands to till land in the village ... Left to the farmers, we can be rest assured that the acreage of fallowing fertile agriculture land could double in the next few years.
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The ‘Switzerland of Asia’ is a serene destination with almost no crowds

Metro UK 18 May 2024
Taktsang Monastery in Bhutan shows just how stunning this destination is (Picture ... The Dochula Pass in Bhutan, located on the way to Punakha from Thimphu (Picture ... Bhutan’s top attractions ... Bhutan is also known as the ‘land of the thunder dragon’.
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'If they wind down this industry...' : Jaishankar slams Pakistan over terror - What EAM said on neighbouring countries

Live Mint 17 May 2024
Structurally, things have actually gone well for us with Bangladesh, Nepal and Bhutan.&nbsp;On Sri LankaIn the case of Sri Lanka, we have 3 big proposals 1) a land bridge to Sri Lanka, 2) power grid ...
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Agriculture sector to allow 100 percent FDI

Kuensel 16 May 2024
The announcement was made yesterday at the inaugural session of Bhutan Agrifood Trade and Investment Forum (BATIF) 2024 ... “Rugged terrain, climate change, human-wildlife conflict, shortage of farm labour and land fragmentation pose farming challenges.
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My Britney Spears Theory of Action

The Spectator 09 May 2024
Most popular ... All the resident families farm and all land is communally owned… in short, it is a&nbsp;communist island. So much more than Bhutan with its ridiculous ‘dictatorship of happiness’, Tristan da Cunha should serve as a model for all of us ... .
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Youth advocates call for integrated global action on climate crisis

Kuensel 02 May 2024
Increasing GLOF and flash floods is a severe threat to Bhutan as the country’s economy relies on hydro-power, the majority of the settlements and agricultural lands are along the river,” he said.
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The Thrimzhung Chhenmo (The Supreme Law)

Kuensel 02 May 2024
Draft Bhutan Arms Regulation Statute, 1949/1950 ... ‘This Statue may be called the Bhutan Land Regulation Statute, 1950, and shall extend throughout territories of Highness the Druk Gyalpo.’ It has 17 clauses, which were translated in Hindi and Dzongkha.
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