TV Comes To Shangri la

The Himalayan country of Bhutan didn’t get television until 1999. Now its residents are hooked. “Residents of the capital, Thimphu, now say they are glued to the telly for several hours a day. Long-running and popular Indian soap operas beamed from across the border are hot favourites. Thimphu residents animatedly discuss the serials and follow the fortunes of their characters.”