China, Bhutan Ready for Diplomatic Relations

Amid frustration at the outcome of the United Nations Conference on Sustainable Development in Rio—which The Guardian’s Jonathan Watts gloomily compared with a 1930s League of Nations assembly—a side meeting between Wen...

In Bhutan, China and India Collide – Mohan Balaji

Asia Times looks at how tensions between India and China are playing out in the Buddhist kingdom of Bhutan: There is a fear of China in Bhutan. There are unresolved border disputes going back centuries and the issue was only addressed in Beijing in 1984. Bhutan has traditional trade relations with Tibet, but Bhutan closed […]

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