Post Tagged with: "Mt Everest"

Media in Nepal calls out Google Earth, Map for placing Mt Everest in Chinese ruled Tibet

May 18, 2020 12:16 am0 comments
Media in Nepal calls out Google Earth, Map for placing Mt Everest in Chinese ruled Tibet

(TibetanReview.net, May17’20) – Google Earth and Map had both placed Mt Everest in Chinese ruled Tibet while China had also been claiming the world highest peak as its own, complained an english.khabarhub.com report from Nepal May 16. “When ‘Mt Everest’ was searched in Google Earth on May 16, the site […]

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Neighbours see geopolitical mischief in China’s Mt Everest move

May 11, 2020 10:53 am0 comments
Neighbours see geopolitical mischief in China’s Mt Everest move

(TibetanReview.net, May10’20) – China’s ongoing move to conduct a survey of Mt Everest for the eighth time since 1975, and the first since 2005, including for the purpose of re-measuring its height, amid a flurry of publicity has invited derision from people in India and Nepal who see geopolitical mischiefs […]

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Up to 5,000 families in Tibetan county investigated for overseas filial ties, nearly 400 convicted

May 8, 2020 2:09 am0 comments
Up to 5,000 families in Tibetan county investigated for overseas filial ties, nearly 400 convicted

(TibetanReview.net, May07’20) – Up to 5,000 Tibetan families in the prefecture-level city in Tibet that is home to Mt Everest, the world’s highest peak, had been investigated by the Chinese authorities about their family ties in Nepal, India and other places, said London-based Tibet Campaign group Free Tibet May 6, […]

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China’s 5G internet service reaches Mt Everest, to cover all TAR by yearend

April 24, 2020 4:49 am0 comments
China’s 5G internet service reaches Mt Everest, to cover all TAR by yearend

(TibetanReview.net, Apr23’20) – China says it has finished building three 5G base stations, including at locations above altitudes of 5,300 metres, in Tibet Autonomous Region (TAR) and will complete the installation of two more base stations at an attitude of 6,500 metres by this weekend, reported China’s official chinadaily.com.cn Apr […]

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Vehicular access likely contributed to huge trash collection at Mt Everest base camp in Tibet

April 18, 2019 5:56 am0 comments
Vehicular access likely contributed to huge trash collection at Mt Everest base camp in Tibet

(TibetanReview.net, Apr17’19) – After opening access to the base camp of Mt Everest with asphalt road for vehicular traffic in the name of development and modernization, China has now closed the site to everyone except those with permits to scale the world’s highest peak. The move was taken in response […]

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China to further reduce number of Everest climb permits to 200 per year

January 26, 2019 1:56 am0 comments
China to further reduce number of Everest climb permits to 200 per year

(TibetanReview.net, Jan25’19) – China is to reduce the number of people being permitted to climb Mt Everest from the Tibet side not just in this major cleanup year but every year and by a greater number, according to an official chinadaily.com.cn news report Jan 24. The number of climbers allowed […]

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16 corpses of failed Mt Everest climbers on Tibet side found so far

January 25, 2019 1:17 am0 comments
16 corpses of failed Mt Everest climbers on Tibet side found so far

(TibetanReview.net, Jan24’19) – China said Jan 23 that it had found 16 corpses so far of people who had died while attempting to climb Mt Everest, which straddles the border between Nepal and Tibet. The report came after China announced Jan 21 that it will cut the number of climbers […]

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China to curtail Mt Everest climbers from Tibet side this year

January 24, 2019 12:13 am0 comments
China to curtail Mt Everest climbers from Tibet side this year

(TibetanReview.net, Jan22’19) – China has announced Jan 21 that it will cut the number of climbers permitted to attempt to scale Mount Everest from the north by a third this year as part of plans for a major cleanup on the world’s highest peak, reported the AP Jan 21, citing […]

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