Six mountaineers have reached the town of Tha-hong-tan at the foot of the mountain in good health; they say they lost contact with the other two during descent from summit.
A rescue helicopter is on standby at the foot of Burma’s Himalayan glaciers, after a climbing team lost contact with base camp and has not been heard from for a…
Sponsors of the Burmese mountaineering team, which on Sunday conquered Hkakabo Razisay, have lost communication with the expeditioners who are still on the icy Himalayan mountain.
An eight-man team plant the Burmese flag on the icy peak of the highest mountain in Southeast Asia, which marks the tri-border of Burma, India and China.
Naypyidaw is getting ready to host the ASEAN foreign ministers’ summit on Friday, where the South China Sea dispute is set to top the agenda.
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