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Will Paris wake up to Common Sense

Local adaptive resilient micro-eco-systems 

Can the largest ever gathering of UNFCC meeting in Paris give hope to the large majority of the world who are struggling to keep up with the climate induced weather chaos impacting their livelihoods?

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The Great Fourth

Since the coronation of the First King in 1907, Bhutan has had five kings. When it came to leadership transition there has never been a glitch. Interestingly, all of our kings ascended the throne when they were young.

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A gem of a King

Six decades ago, our nation was blessed with a wealth of happiness and a treasure to behold. The Royal Birth of His Majesty the Fourth Druk Gyalpo marked a watershed in our history,

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Heap of Jewels

In 2015, the Parliament carved out 1,356 acres of land in Paro as the Dzongkhag Thromde. The new town will include 500 acres of prime paddy land, stretching north of Bonday town,

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Tencholing and Beyond

I don’t have to imagine it any more or form mental images of what must go on out there nor do I have to content myself with fleeting glimpses of marching columns in orange fatigue.

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Promoting healthy ageing is an opportunity, not an obligation

From the foothills of Nepal’s snow-capped Himalayas to the beaches of the Timor Sea, the population of WHO’s South-East Asia Region is ageing. Eight percent of the Region, or around 142 million people, are currently over the age of 60, with estimates suggesting the proportion will rise to over 20 percent by 2050.

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Alcohol – The good, the bad and the ugly sides of drinking [Part Two]

Taking the holistic view of a really old habit that just won’t quit

The great leap upward: from the depths of a lowbrow dive to the heights of a high priest’s table 

WHAT first took wing as a poor man’s home treat soared, in tandem with the art and science of alcohol, whose concoction bestrides both worlds, into a status symbol at high-end salons and suchlike.

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