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Bhutan to become green car showcase in deal with Nissan
Bhutan to become green car showcase in deal with Nissan

The remote Himalayan kingdom of Bhutan signed a deal with Japanese auto giant Nissan Friday to become the ultimate showcase for electric cars, taking advantage of its abundance of hydropower.

Bhutan to become green car showcase in deal with Nissan
Bhutan celebrates birthday of 'Dragon King'
Bhutan celebrates birthday of 'Dragon King'

The tiny Himalayan kingdom of Bhutan on Friday celebrated the birthday of its revered "Dragon King" in a swirl of colourful dances and traditional music.

Bhutan celebrates birthday of 'Dragon King'
Monasteries decline as TV and smartphones grip Bhutan
Monasteries decline as TV and smartphones grip Bhutan

Kencho Tshering, a red-robed Buddhist monk, takes a call from the King of Bhutan's office, then duly dashes off to start a ceremony praying for a break in the monsoon rains.

Monasteries decline as TV and smartphones grip Bhutan
Bhutan to begin voting on second ever government
Bhutan to begin voting on second ever government

Voters in the isolated Himalayan kingdom of Bhutan will begin electing their second ever government this week, five years after the country's Buddhist "dragon kings" gave way to democracy.

Bhutan to begin voting on second ever government

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