Three Burmese men will set out to climb Hkakabo Razi in an attempt to not only reach the peak of the sub-Himalayan mountain but to accurately record its precise height.
Celebrated Burmese weather expert Tun Lwin warns that the Kachin capital could be hit by flooding and landslides caused by melting Himalayan glaciers.
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.