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  1. N. Korean ferry to sail on 3-country tour route: reportRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 18 | Korea Herald

    The North Korean passenger ferry Mangyongbong will be put on a China-North Korea-Russia tour route next month, a Washington-based broadcaster reported Tuesday. "Tourism officials agreed on the trilateral project at their meeting in Rason last Tuesday," Radio Free Asia quoted a tourism bureau official from the far eastern Chinese city of Hunchun, Jilin Province, as saying.

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  2. Korean universities studying ways to make inroads abroadRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 11 | Korea Herald

    South Korean universities, which are worried about their futures due to dropping birthrates, are studying ways to make inroads abroad, local school sources said Monday. Ewha Womans University in Seoul recently disclosed its plan to branch out into the United States and China.

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  3. China promises sanctions as it builds bridge with PyongyangRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 15, 2016 | UPI

    China said it's keeping its promise to implement U.N. sanctions against North Korea - but embargoes haven't stopped Beijing from expanding transportation facilities that connect to its neighbor. China's foreign ministry said Wednesday the country has been "fully and earnestly following all resolutions of the Security Council," and Beijing's commerce ministry said a decision was passed to ban 40 additional "dual-use" products from a list of items banned in North Korea.

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  4. N. Korean workers in China do not wear badge of Kim Il-sung, Kim Jong-il: reportRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 13, 2016 | Korea Herald

    Some of the North Korean workers in China have been seen not wearing a mandatory badge bearing the images of late North Korean leaders Kim Il-sung and Kim Jong-il, a U.S.-based media report said Monday. An ethnic Korean source in China told the Radio Free Asia that North Korean employees dispatched to the Hongju International Hotel in Hunchun, China's northeastern city in Jilin Province, are working without wearing the so-called loyalty badge these days.

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  5. Seoul, Beijing agree on joint infrastructure development in ChinaRead the original story w/Photo

    May 27, 2016 | Korea Herald

    South Korea and China have agreed to cooperate in infrastructure development in northeastern China, crucial for their policies of seeking closer economic ties between Asia and Europe, the finance ministry said Friday. At the 14th ministerial meeting held at a Seoul hotel, Strategy and Finance Minister Yoo Il-ho suggested the joint infrastructure development project, and his Chinese counterpart Xu Shaoshi accepted the offer, the ministry said in a statement.

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  6. Robert Gates: North Korea close to acquiring SLBM technologyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 20, 2016 | UPI

    A former U.S. defense secretary called Kim Jong Un "dangerous" and "stupid" while warning North Korea is perilously close to obtaining submarine-launched missile technology, or SLBM. "[They're] working on submarine-launched ballistic missiles and that capability.

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  7. China Halts Some Business with N.Korea After Nuke TestRead the original story

    Jan 7, 2016 | Chosun Ilbo

    China on Thursday restricted passage across the Tumen River Bridge linking Jilin Province with North Korea. A sign was posted in front of the bridge informing travelers of "maintenance work" but the bridge appeared to be in good order and there was no sign of workers there.

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  8. China-N.Korea border residents rattled by nuclear test tremor: ReportRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 6, 2016 | Channelnewsasia.com

    People near the frontier with North Korea "clearly felt tremors" on Wednesday morning when Pyongyang said it detonated a hydrogen bomb. A man watches a news report on North Korea's first hydrogen bomb test at a railroad station in Seoul on January 6, 2016 AFP/Jung Yeon-Je BEIJING: Chinese border residents were evacuated from buildings after feeling tremors from North Korea's nuclear test on Wednesday , state media reported.

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  9. First batch of Chinese tourists visit new tour zone in N. KoreaRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 1, 2016 | Korea Herald

    About 300 Chinese tourists have visited a new tourism zone in North Korea's border city of Sinuiju this week for the first time, according to Chinese media reports on Friday, in another push by Pyongyang to boost its tourism sector. The new North Korean tourism zone, jointly developed by the North's Korea Myohyangsan Travel Company and the Dandong International Travel Agency of China, was officially opened for visitors on Dec. 20 last year.

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  10. China Busy Building Infrastructure Links with N.KoreaRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 9, 2015 | Chosun Ilbo

    China's Jilin Province plans a high-speed rail network connecting its northeastern cities with North Korea as part of a project to develop the Jian region into a trading hub. The state-run People's Daily said the bullet train will connect the northeastern Chinese city of Changchun with Pyongyang via Jian.

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  11. China urged not to repatriate North Koreans caught trying to escapeRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 21, 2015 | The Washington Post

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  12. Earth Matters: Be sure of sustainability, ethics when buying productsRead the original story

    Nov 6, 2015 | Altoona Mirror

    As part of a complex world-wide economy, our consumer tentacles have a very long reach. And we find that some of the products we buy were produced, harvested or manufactured by unsustainable, unethical or even illegal means.

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  13. A remote corner of China wants access to the sea. The obstacle is North Korea.Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 15, 2015 | The Washington Post

    This is part of an occasional series examining China's efforts to win friends and clients in Asia and to assert a more dominant role across the continent. Parts of Russia, China and North Korea are seen from a tower in Fangchuan, Hunchun, China, on Aug. 7, 2015.

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