Perhaps the greatest value of documentaries is their ability to help us bring empathy to the lives and the values of people who are different than we are. "Virunga" and "Happiness" are two shining examples, screening at the Hot Docs Film Festival.
Sitting in his office in Bhutan's sleepy capital, newspaper editor Tenzing Lamsang muses on the dramatic impact of cell phone technology on a remote Himalayan kingdom known as the "last Shangri-La"."Bhutan is jumping from the feudal age to the modern a...
Nissan-Renault chief executive Carlos Ghosn insists the future is still bright for electric cars despite pushing a global sales target back by four years, he told AFP in an interview on Friday.Speaking in the tiny Himalayan kingdom of Bhutan where he s...
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.The announcement was made during a visit by Nissan chief exec...
Justin Bieber's 61-year-old paternal grandpa is not doing well and is upset that his famous grandson isn't helping out. On the other hand, a Bieber source said that George Bieber has no one to blame but himself.
Conservationists with the World Wildlife Fund and the government of Bhutan recently captured a rare pair of snow leopards on video camera wandering through a remote mountainous region between India and Pakistan.
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The pursuit of liberation and democracy in our present time is seen most intensely throughout the Middle East and North Africa. But this is not the only place where such radical acts for democracy are happening.
There are few things as powerful as the written word. Once a subject has been printed, black on white, it is magically transformed to the accepted authoritative truth, regardless of whether it is plausible or truthful.
The BBC's Natural History Unit has discovered the world's highest living tigers during an expedition to the remote Himalayas in Bhutan. With only about 3,000 tigers left in the wild, the discovery is a breakthrough for tiger survival.
Throughout the world, Canada is known to have a multicultural society, which some feel is a positive thing while others view the negative aspects. Nevertheless, desiFEST brings Torontonians a glimpse of the South Asian culture.
The systematic cover-up of the failed Flight 253 'Underwear Bomber' plot has become glaringly obvious as mounting evidence makes it appear that the 'terrorist' attack was yet another false flag attack that failed
In a recent swine flu-related study. Researchers from the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention have concluded that pregnant women who get the dreaded virus are four times more likely to be hospitalized as compared to other swine flu patients.