Sherpa ascends Everest twice in a week, sets record with 24th summit

Publication date 22 May 2019 | 15:12 | ICT

Only last week Nepali mountain guide Kami Rita Sherpa set a new record by climbing Everest a 23rd time. On Tuesday for good measure he did it again, expedition organisers said.



  • Denver first US city to decriminalise magic mushrooms

    Publication date 10 May 2019 | 15:51 | ICT

    DENVER on Wednesday became the first US city to decriminalise psychedelic mushrooms, as voters approved a ballot initiative by a razor thin margin.

  • Seen as cute or creepy: Why humans love some species, loathe others

    Publication date 10 May 2019 | 15:47 | ICT

    THE Chinese giant salamander, the largest amphibian in the world, is not cute. Weighing as much as an adult human, it has slimy brown skin, a giant mouth curled to a gormless grin and puny, mistrustful eyes.

  • Migrant death ship to be shown at Venice art fair

    Publication date 10 May 2019 | 15:39 | ICT

    THE remains of the worst known Mediterranean migrant shipwreck, in which up to 900 people died, will be exhibited at the prestigious Venice Biennale art fair this week.

  • Everyone’s invited: Breaking down barriers at Gulai Halal

    Publication date 10 May 2019 | 11:42 | ICT

    As the name suggests, the Gulai Halal Restaurant in Phnom Penh caters to Muslim clientele with its range of Malaysian dishes.

  • Cyprus’s emblematic wild sheep lock horns with mountain farmers

    Publication date 10 May 2019 | 11:25 | ICT

    SURVEYING his orchard in the Troodos Mountains, Cypriot farmer John Papadouris is convinced the island’s treasured wild sheep would have destroyed his crop without action.

  • Havana’s Chinatown dreaming of a new lease of life after restoration

    Publication date 10 May 2019 | 11:15 | ICT

    NESTLING alongside Havana’s old town, surrounded by colonial buildings and swept by the exhaust trails of passing 1950s American convertibles, stands a large arch with an ornate roof.

  • The Christian NGO empowering Cambodian families in Siem Reap

    Publication date 10 May 2019 | 10:42 | ICT

    ICF Cambodia’s founder is Swiss native ND Strupler. He tells The Post he started the church with a desire to help Cambodian families improve their education levels, lifestyle and relationships with one another.

  • Phnom Penh’s Ramadan hotspot

    Publication date 09 May 2019 | 17:16 | ICT

    Gulai restaurant is already a favourite spot for the city’s Muslim residents and it’s usually packed during the beginning and end of the fasting day during the holy month of Ramadan.

  • New space race for satellite internet

    Publication date 09 May 2019 | 15:26 | ICT

    ANXIETY has set in across the space industry ever since the world’s richest man, Jeff Bezos, revealed Project Kuiper – a plan to put 3,236 satellites in orbit to provide high-speed internet across the globe.

  • Ingenious gadgets and real-world dilemmas at all-new Spy Museum

    Publication date 09 May 2019 | 12:20 | ICT

    A lipstick pistol, a button-hole camera, a lethal umbrella and an authentic waterboarding table – the espionage world’s heroic, ingenious and sordid sides are all on show in Washington’s all-new, much-expanded International Spy Museum.