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News Bhutan » Haa: Bhutan Faces Challenges As it Sits Between Asia's Biggest Powers

News channel or source: http://wuwm.com/post/bhutan-faces-challenges-it-sits-between-asias-biggest-powers
Publication date: uesday 20 February 2018

(SOUNDBITE OF RIVER RUNNING) JULIE MCCARTHY, BYLINE: A river runs through Bhutan's Haa Valley, cascading from the mountains that separate Bhutan from the world's highest plateau, Tibet. Haa City is the last outpost before the Chinese border to the north.

News Bhutan » Haa: Civilian boxers enter boxing championship

News channel or source: http://www.kuenselonline.com/civilian-boxers-enter-boxing-championship/
Publication date: uesday 13 February 2018

The Royal Bhutan Army’s Wing-I in Tendu, Samtse won the inter-wing championship and Haa, Damthang wing won the runners up title. The winners won a cash prize of Nu 10,000 with a trophy and the runners up team bagged Nu 5,000. The gold medalist of the ...

News Bhutan » Haa: Doklam disengagement: Sigh of relief in Bhutan but for its troops, fears remain, fingers crossed

News channel or source: http://indianexpress.com/article/india/sigh-of-relief-in-bhutan-but-for-its-troops-fears-remain-fingers-crossed-doklam-standoff-china-4818393/
Publication date: onday 28 August 2017

For generations, Narphu Tshering’s family has depended on traversing the mountains that separate Tibet from Bhutan: once, Haa was a staging-post for trade in salt and wool, hauled over the mountains to the town of Yatung, and on to Lhasa. Now ...

News Bhutan » Haa: Squeezed by a standoff, Bhutan holds its breath

News channel or source: http://www.bendbulletin.com/nation/5522009-151/squeezed-by-a-standoff-bhutan-holds-its-breath
Publication date: uesday 15 August 2017

HAA, Bhutan — India’s main garrison in the Kingdom of Bhutan sits only 13 miles from a disputed border with China. There is a training academy, a military hospital, a golf course — all testament to India’s enduring role defending this tiny ...

News Bhutan » Haa: Near Doklam, a rare peek at the army base (and golf course) of Bhutan’s Haa district

News channel or source: http://www.globaltimes.cn/galleries/1116.html
Publication date: Sunday 27 August 2017

The Indian and Bhutanese armies established a joint drill base in Haa district, which is less than 40 kilometers from Dong Lang (Doklam) area. Photo: Cui Meng/GT Indian military vehicles are seen at Paro, Bhutan, on the way to Haa district. Photo: Cui Meng ...

News Bhutan » Haa: Bhutan's Adorable Dragon Prince Gets a Special Gift on the Country's National Day

News channel or source: http://people.com/royals/bhutan-dragon-prince-national-day/
Publication date: uesday 19 December 2017

In honor of the holiday, King Jigme Khesar Namgyel Wangchuck, 37, his wife Queen Jetsun Pema, 27, and their 1-year old baby son, Crown Prince Jigme, traveled to Western Bhutan’s picturesque Haa Valley to celebrate. During the celebrations, Jigme ...

News Bhutan » Haa: Bhutan: high spirits in Haa Valley and land of happiness

News channel or source: http://www.theaustralian.com.au/life/travel/bhutan-high-spirits-in-haa-valley-and-land-of-happiness/news-story/5a020a170259e58fc1174796cc0566ca
Publication date: Friday 28 October 2016

The river that runs through Bhutan’s Haa Valley is called the Haa Chhu, so naturally I keep pretending to forget its name and asking my guide to repeat it. Each time he answers I say, “Bless you!” and snort with laughter. He is not so amused.

News Bhutan » Haa: Why Bhutan's 'hardline vegetarian right' wants everyone in the country to stop eating meat

News channel or source: http://www.independent.co.uk/travel/asia/bhutan-hardline-vegetarian-right-stop-eating-meat-travel-tours-holiday-a7608141.html
Publication date: hursday 02 March 2017

The local red rice is as healthy as it is deliciously nutty, fresh organic vegetables burst with flavour, and the buckwheat momos (dumplings) served in Western Bhutan’s Haa district are next-level good. It is said that a Bhutanese meal isn’t complete ...

News Bhutan » Haa: Squeezed by Indian-Chinese stand-off, Bhutan holds its breath

News channel or source: http://www.straitstimes.com/asia/south-asia/squeezed-by-an-indian-chinese-standoff-bhutan-holds-its-breath
Publication date: uesday 15 August 2017

HAA, BHUTAN (NYTimes) - India's main garrison in the Kingdom of Bhutan sits only 20km from a disputed border with China. There is a training academy, a military hospital, a golf course - all testament to India's enduring role defending this tiny Himalayan ...

News Bhutan » Haa: Bhutan: A walk on the wild side to see poppies in bloom

News channel or source: http://articles.latimes.com/2012/may/11/news/la-trb-tc-poppy-treks-bhutan-20120509
Publication date: Friday 11 May 2012

Summer in Bhutan means red, white and pink poppies are blooming in ... and up to mountain passes. The Red Poppy Trek to the Haa and Paro valleys includes two nights in Amankora Thimphu, two nights on the trail and two nights back in Paro.