P208 ORACLE 208 Fri31 Dec ITN 0030:00   SEARCH ABANDONED FOR  EVEREST CLIMBERS Rescuers have abandoned their search for two Japanese climbers feared frozen to death on Mount Everest. Nepalese officials said the five remaining members of the expedition had radioed the news from base camp. Yasuo Kato became the first man to reach the summit in winter on Monday. It was his third conquestN But his descent was slowed by his frostbitten companion Toshiaki Kobayashi who had not reached the peak.  EVERYTHING YOU EVER WANTED TO KNOG SEE PHILIPS — Page 157