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A Nepalese Woman Climbs Mount Everest for the 10th Time

Lhakpa Sherpa, a Nepalese woman, broke her record by climbing Mount Everest for the tenth time on May 12, 2022, at 6:03 a.m., becoming the most successful female climber ever. She and several other climbers took advantage of the favorable weather to reach the summit of 8,849 meters (29,032 feet). According to her brother and ...

Mike West

Lhakpa Sherpa on Mount Everest.

Nepalese Journalist Who Exposed Chinese Encroachment Found Dead

Balram Baniya, a 50-year-old Nepalese journalist, was recently found dead near the Mando Hydropower Project in Makawanpur. Prior to this death, Baniya had exposed China’s occupation of Nepal’s Rui village. The dead Nepalese journalist Before the discovery of Baniya’s dead body, his family members had tried several times to get in touch with him, only ...

Max Lu

Nepalese journalist Balram Baniya.

China and Nepal Lock Horns Over Coronavirus

Nepal’s leading English daily, The Kathmandu Post, recently published an op-ed in which the Chinese government’s secrecy was highlighted as the main reason why the coronavirus outbreak has become so severe. Beijing lashed out at the article, eventually forcing the editor-in-chief Anup Kaphle to step down. Chinese censorship strikes Nepal “The numbers inside China are ...

Max Lu

Coronavirus article from The Kathmandu Post.