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Toilet volunteers help clean up Bhutan in public health push

Apr 28 2017

THIMPHU (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - In the past three years, Passang Tshering and his team of over 1,000 volunteers have cleaned up more than 60 public toilets and built temporary bathrooms at a dozen events in Bhutan.

Bhutan tackles violence against women for 'refusing sex, burning the dinner'

Mar 22 2016

THIMPHU (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Sonam Zangmo endured abuse at the hands of her husband for two years before finally walking out on him after the birth of her daughter.

Wind powers on greener future for climate-conscious Bhutan

Feb 19 2016

THIMPHU (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - From wind power to biogas, bicycles and electric buses, Bhutan is exploring new ways to play its part in the global push to keep climate change in check.

In Bhutan, the road to green development is paved with plastic

Nov 03 2015

THIMPHU, Bhutan (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Bhutan has come up with a new way to pave its roads: waste plastic.

In Bhutan, the road to green development is paved with plastic

Nov 02 2015

THIMPHU, Bhutan (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Bhutan has come up with a new way to pave its roads: waste plastic.

In Bhutan, the road to green development is paved with plastic

Nov 02 2015

THIMPHU, Bhutan, Nov 2 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Bhutan has come up with a new way to pave its roads: waste plastic.

On the road to zero emissions, Bhutan hits a few electric car bumps

Jun 09 2015

THIMPHU, Bhutan (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - With abundant supplies of clean electricity from hydropower, this tiny Himalayan kingdom has set itself an ambitious goal: to become a world leader in the use of electric vehicles.

On the road to zero emissions, Bhutan hits a few electric car bumps

Jun 09 2015

THIMPHU, Bhutan, June 9 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - With abundant supplies of clean electricity from hydropower, this tiny Himalayan kingdom has set itself an ambitious goal: to become a world leader in the use of electric vehicles.

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