China troops face harsh Himalayan winter but at least there’s hotpot

Chinese soldiers in the disputed Himalayan border region are getting their favourite winter hotpot delivered by drone, extra oxygen from bedside generators, and are wearing the latest in exoskeleton technology to help them perform basic tasks in the bitterly cold temperatures.The marathon confrontation with India – which climaxed in June and has claimed more than 20 lives – is now in its seventh month with no sign of a resolution after the eighth round of talks between the frontline corps…