By: Elaine Hou and Joseph Yeh
Taipei, Dec. 1 (CNA) A Taiwanese national died in Nepal on Saturday following a trekking excursion inthe country, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) confirmed Sunday.
MOFA spokeswoman Joanne Ou (歐江安) made the confirmation after a Nepal media reported the incident that happened a day earlier.
Citing a police report, the victim was identified as 57-year-old Yuchai Chhing (in Nepalese spelling), who died after "returning from the Annapurna Base Camp trekking" on Saturday morning, the English-language Khabarhub news website said.
He was airlifted to Manipal Teaching Hospital on a chopper after he complained of chest pains following his arrival at Tadapani in Ghandruk, the report said. [FULL STORY]