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    The adventure begins on a plane, flying over the clouds and the Himalayas. As the passengers admired the view, Eric was thinking about somewhere else. His thought of navigating in 1933 in a beautiful paradise have referred to in James Hilton’s book where he called it Shangri-La, a utopian world separate from us and where only lucky souls can go. Some of these wanted to leave it, but Conway, a character with whom Eric relates and envies, didn’t. Eric Weiner lived in India in the 1990s as he was working as a National Public Radio reporter and was covering many countries, such as Bhutan, which he calls the closest place to Shangri-La. A local businessman then asked him if it was his first time in Bhutan. It was and hopefully it was during the tse-chu festival.…

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    question about the suicidal ideation of the Bhutanese refugee’s she said it varies by the person’s mentality. Some people are doing great and some people are going under mental illness, however, she doesn’t want to blame everything on U.S. Government Policy. Furthermore, she believes that some people had been under depression while they were in Nepal’s refugee camp. And they committed after they arrived in the United States. She has a dream of getting a salon license and having a job in the…

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    third Druk Gyalpo Jigme Dorji Wangchuk in the process of Democratization Bhutan is a small landlocked country which has been remain isolated for decades and left backward, unrecognized and never known to the outside world. However, after Wangchuk dynastic and hereditary monarchy came into existence with Jigme Dorji Wangchuk as third hereditary monarch of Bhutan who was being born to Azhi Phuntsho Choden and second king Jigme Wangchuk at Thruepang Palace (Trongsa) in May 2nd 1928. It was he who…

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    Critically analyze the role of Third Druk Gyalpo Jigme Dorji Wangchuk in the process of democratization. While the first two kings of Bhutan concentrated primarily on uniting the kingdom, they didn't have a time to bring development in the country. The country had remained isolated and undeveloped. The system towards democracy's first step was taken when country agrees to appoint the Ugyen Wangchuk as the first monarchy in 1907. Furthermore,Third Druk Gyalpo Jigme Dorji Wangchuk initiated the…

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    Since the kingdom of Bhutan opened its doors to tourism in 1974, the country has experienced consistent growth and development. Tourism in Bhutan has made major contributions to the economy by generating employment and surplus revenue for the government (Tourism Council of Bhutan, n.d). The tourism industry in Bhutan is based on principles of Gross National Happiness; implementing the strategy of high-value, low volume to prompt economic growth and to diminish poverty (Sasiwan, 2016). Tourism in…

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    Bhutan has remained isolated from rest of the countries until 1950s and preserved their unique traditions and cultures, the people’s life was very hard and harsh, faced with natural calamities. They lived by working hard to support their family lives and serving local leaders. Rapid development and modernization, the Bhutanese society has gone through many changes and modern lifestyles have made more comfortable life of the people. The modern technology and facilities has also bought numerous…

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    Karma In Bhutan Analysis

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    In Bhutan, thinking is deliberate to create significant actions that lead to happiness. In part, this is due to the concept of karma. Karma is a matter of being involved in life, enough to extend kindness to everything and everyone. Even Weiner, during his stay, has a chance with karma as a bug is stuck upside-down in his room. Weiner considers what he has been told about kindness. Weiner admits, “Why the hell should I care? I hate bugs, damn it. But all this based talk of loving – kindness…

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    Issues Facing Bhutan Bhutan is a small country located in South Asia. The landscapes and scenery are absolutely beautiful. The country of Bhutan is a delightful country, often known as the “Kingdom of Happiness” There are currently many issues facing Bhutan, including malnutrition, climate change, and issues having to do with waste disposal. Malnutrition in Bhutan has been a huge issue in Bhutan. However, the malnutrition has been in great process since the 1990s. There still has been…

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    “Gender equality in Thimphu, Bhutan”. Thimphu is capital city of Bhutan dotted with tall buildings and architecture, streets noisily prowled by the crowd of people and vehicles. Hence, it triggered me to do my research on gender equality in this capital city with large population from every nook and cranny of the country so that I can authenticate and authorize my findings. So, my participated outcome of observations here unfurl on. “We don’t want even laws if we consider all of us are human…

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    General Assembly, 1993; Heise et al., 1999). Most studies justify it to be one of the most pervasive and prevalent gender-based violence throughout the world. Domestic violence against women in Bhutan, undoubtedly, is becoming a great concern for development policies in the context of accessing women’s status in the society and maximizing Gross National Happiness (GNH) of the Bhutanese people per se. Particularly, there is one thing all human beings agree about: a good family relationship is a…

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