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What happened to India’s disappearing Chinese migrants?

New but long overdue census data shows thousands fewer Chinese migrants now call the South Asian country home.

New but long overdue census data shows thousands fewer Chinese migrants now call the South Asian country home.

7 Aug 2019 - 11:03PM
24 Everest summits and still going strong: record-breaking Nepalese mountain guide Kami Rita Sherpa vows to keep climbing

Kami Rita Sherpa has been to the summit of the world’s highest mountain more times than anyone on Earth – and the 49-year-old has no plans to stop any time soon.

Kami Rita Sherpa has been to the summit of the world’s highest mountain more times than anyone on Earth – and the 49-year-old has no plans to stop any time soon.

23 Jun 2019 - 10:37PM
Climbing Everest: an expensive way to live and die

Climbers who have paid up to US$45,000 to summit Everest are often determined to succeed or die trying. When they fail, it can cost even more to retrieve their bodies

Climbers who have paid up to US$45,000 to summit Everest are often determined to succeed or die trying. When they fail, it can cost even more to retrieve their bodies

17 Jun 2019 - 10:36AM