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In Dandong, businesses are eager to cash in on the positive atmosphere surrounding the upcoming North-South summit meeting. "Don't miss out! Condominium prices are soaring with the change in North Korea's attitude," stressed a female staff member to a group of potential buyers at a local real estate ...
This sign stands in a field at the border between China and North Korea just outside Dandong, Liaoning province in China reads: "Take the initiative to ... A North Korean woman is photographed from the Chinese side of the border north of Dandong, China as she walks on the banks of the Yalu River just ...

When Elijah Hurwitz checked into the Hilton Garden Inn in Dandong, China, he knew his room would have an extraordinary view: The hotel sits near the banks of the Yalu River overlooking North Korea. Out the window, a caravan of trucks with North Korean license plates rumbled down a bridge over the ...
From the Chinese border town of Dandong, curious tourists can get a surprising glimpse into life in the hermit kingdom of North Korea. ... Separated from the North Korean city of Sinuiju by the Yalu river, and connected by the Sino-Korean friendship bridge, Dandong is the first port of call for dozens of lorries ...
Dandong is a city on China's border with North Korea. It has been the main route for China and North Korea to conduct trade and a barometer of Sino-North Korean relations. However, trade has been suspended due to the implementation of UN sanctions against Pyongyang's nuclear and missile ...
The South Korean government learned that there were around 20 to 30 trucks traveling between Dandong and North Korea every day during the beginning of 2018. But that number increased to 50 in March. The number of trucks traveling between the border is one of the main indicators of the frequency of ...

Clues that something unusual was afoot emerged in the border city of Dandong, just across the Yalu River from North Korea and linked to the isolated country by the Sino-Korea Friendship Bridge. That bridge bears a single rail track which, it turned out, carried Kim's train into China late on Sunday.
... with journalists, spokeswoman Hua Chunying continued to claim that the agency did not have any information about the high level delegation that zipped around Beijing in a large convoy or the reason for increased security measures in Beijing and the northern city of Dandong that borders North Korea.
An image taken on March 25 facing southwest from Qingnian Street to the southernmost section of the tracks at Dandong Station (a few hundred ... Daily NK has learned from sources in Dandong, China, of evidence suggesting North Korean leader Kim Jong Un or another high-level official may have made ...
Kyodo, citing sources, reported that on Sunday, a special train that might have carried the official passed through the Chinese border city of Dandong. Two sources in north-eastern China also said that a North Korean visitor had crossed into Dandong by train. The rail journey between Dandong and Beijing ...
Dandong Intermediate People's Court has ruled to freeze RMB4.893bn ($773m) worth of assets owned by Dandong Port at the request of creditor Bank of Dandong due to loan dispute. Dandong Port said the court ruling might further deteriorate the financial status of the company and have a negative effect ...
A tour operator in Dandong said: “We aren't affected because these days very few tours have been organised to North Korea. It's low season.” The ministries of culture and tourism and transport could not be reached for comment. China's tourism authority does not publish a breakdown of the number of ...
Do the customs officers and workers in Dandong read the New York Times or the Wall Street Journal? Do they talk about Stephan Haggard's, or Justin Hastings', or John S. Park's latest presentations and books? Are there grimy and dog-eared stacks of thick print-outs of Chinese translations of Leo Byrne's ...
These are the stories being told on the streets of Dandong -- a gritty, frozen city on the banks of the Yalu River, which separates China and North Korea. ... Conversations last week with traders, store owners and Dandong residents with ties to North Korea painted a picture of a local economy showing signs ...
DANDONG, CHINA (AFP) - Rows of sewing machines in one Chinese garment factory on the border with North Korea are now silent, unmanned after UN sanctions sent home their seamstresses from the secretive country. Factory owners, merchants and shop owners in the border city of Dandong - China's ...
Trucks move along a bridge connecting North Korea with the Chinese port city of Dandong in a file photo. Reuters. Chinese businessmen with investments in North Korea are suffering heavy losses as China tightens sanctions on the nuclear-armed state in response to its provocative weapons tests and ...
A red banner tacked to a border fence in Dandong – a major trading hub separated from North Korea by the Yalu River – has a cold war-like message to ... At the Dandong border crossing, authorities last week checked to make sure their nuclear radiation monitoring and protection equipment was working ...

Dandong Port, a major gateway port in northeast China, has defaulted on a note payment of RMB500m plus RMB38m interest. This is the second note payment default in the past few months, the first a payment of RMB1bn due at the end of October. Dandong Port, located on the border with North Korea, ...
North Korean soldiers react as a boat sails from the Chinese side of the Yalu River, north of the North Korean town of Sinuiju and Dandong in China's ... in the Korean War and now a tourist site, over the Yalu River that divides North Korea and China, in Dandong, China's Liaoning province, April 1, 2017.
A North Korean woman sells products on the Yalu river in Dandong, in China's northeast Liaoning province on January 9. Japanese authorities suspect two Chinese men of illegally shipping goods such as whiskey, shampoos and condiments, to North Korea. Chandan Khanna/AFP/Getty Images.
The Dandong Port Group Co, located in Northeast China's Liaoning Province, has breached a bond contract amounting to 1.5 billion yuan ($233 million), according to a statement the company published on chinabond.com.cn on Tuesday. Dandong Port Group should have paid the money by Saturday but ...
The Chinese bordering city, Dandong, is known for hiring North Korean waitresses and musicians—a demographic that local restaurants and hotels have advertised to attract tourism. Chinese-owned garment and electronics factories in Dandong employ thousands of North Korean workers, who contribute ...
The Chinese city of Dandong, which borders North Korea, has been the location of several North Korean businesses, but workers are gradually returning to their home country. The shift comes after Beijing ordered China-based North Korean operations to shut down by Jan. 9, 2018, in compliance with U.N. ...
DANDONG, China: Some North Korean businesses in China had closed their doors on Tuesday (Jan 9) but others remained open, despite Beijing's deadline to shut down under UN sanctions intended to strip the regime of cash. Fed up with North Korea's nuclear and missile provocations, Beijing has ...
In Dandong, Hongxiang's 16th-floor office in Fortune Tower, with a view across the Yalu River to the North's city of Sinuiju, was deserted on Tuesday. Near the border bridge, a Hongxiang affiliate ran the grand Pyongyang Restaurant as a joint venture with the North Korean People's Insurance Association.
BEIJING – Chinese tourists are still visiting Pyongyang from China's border city of Dandong, tourism sources say, even after authorities unofficially halted the tours just ahead of U.S. President Donald Trump's visit to China last month. A group of 40 Chinese tourists left on Friday from the border city of ...
Notably, May saw the airline's twice-weekly shuttle service from Pyongyang to China's Dandong International Airport suspended, the Shanghai route hasn't been flown since August, and Beijing authorities don't appear willing to allow the airline to fly charter flights to PRC airports anymore. It's uncertain how ...
DANDONG, China — President Donald Trump's war of words with North Korea may have cooled in recent days, but that hasn't stopped Chinese tourists from jostling with one another to catch a glimpse at the reclusive country through the telescopes mounted on Broken Bridge. They pointed, waved, took ...
(CNN) — To catch a glimpse of the hermit state of North Korea most tourists journey to the heavily fortified demilitarized zone along the South Korean border. Another alternative is to view North Korea from its friendly neighbor, China. Dandong, a riverside city in Northeast China's Liaoning province, offers ...
(CNN) — To catch a glimpse of the hermit state of North Korea most tourists journey to the heavily fortified demilitarized zone along the South Korean border. Another alternative is to view North Korea from its friendly neighbor, China. Dandong, a riverside city in Northeast China's Liaoning province, offers ...
I'd just arrived in Dandong 丹东市, the Chinese border city with North Korea after an arduous 2-day journey north from Hong Kong 香港. With all the miles and terrain behind me, my memories of overpriced Starbucks and under-priced solitude of my Hong Kong home seemed distant. The temperature had ...
DANDONG, China — Not long ago, Ma Xiaohong was the public face of China's trade with North Korea. By age 44, she had built a commercial empire accounting for a fifth of trade between the Communist neighbors. She was appointed to the provincial People's Congress, granted special privileges to ...
Trucks move across the bridge linking North Korea with the Chinese border city of Dandong, in file photo. Reuters. North Korea is dismantling guard posts along major roads in areas near China in a bid to ease traffic and the flow of smuggled and imported goods in the sanctions-hit country, North Korean ...
Let us forget, for a moment, about the bridges in Dandong. Although these twin ribbons of cross-border infrastructure are an almost magnetic means of gauging the quality of the Chinese-North Korean relationship at any given moment, they can also be an impediment to seeing clearly what is swirling ...
A once-thriving North Korean restaurant occupying a five-story building in the Chinese city of Dandong stood deserted at the end of November, tables and chairs strewn haphazardly around the dining room. A sign on the door announced the eatery was closed for maintenance. But a little repair work is ...
Road traffic will once again be temporarily suspended on the Sino-Korean Friendship Bridge to allow for Chinese repairs, a source confirmed ...
Dandong China International Travel Services Company – one of the biggest operators in the city – said it was currently only offering day-return ...
The latest sanctions included blacklisting three Chinese companies, Dandong Kehua Economy & Trade Co., Dandong Xianghe Trading Co., ...
Dandong Port Group, which manages the largest Chinese port still trading with North Korea, failed to settle 1 billion yuan (U.S. $150.7 million) ...
BEIJING/DALIAN, China -- On Oct. 30, the main port operator of the Yalu River city of Dandong that handles 70% of China's trade with North Korea failed to make a 1 billion yuan ($150 million) payment on a bond. The port group will owe another 4.4 billion yuan next year, and whether it can make that ...
Dandong Port Group, which manages the largest Chinese port still trading with North Korea, failed to settle 1 billion yuan (U.S. $150.7 million) ...
DANDONG, China -- Close to the mouth of the Yalu River lies the city of Dandong -- a gloomy, nondescript place that lays claim to being the ...
On November 8, 2017, the Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (FinCEN), Treasury published in the Federal Register a final rule to prohibit covered U.S. financial institutions from opening or maintaining a correspondent account for, or on behalf of, Bank of Dandong Co., Ltd. (Bank of Dandong) as a ...
A source in China informed Daily NK on November 9 that "fish processing plants in the Tonggang area of Dandong are hiring workers from Shandong to fill the vacancies left behind by the North Koreans. Farmers in Shandong are apparently reacting positively to the news of more job openings in the area."
As CBS News correspondent Ben Tracy reports, nearly all of China's trade with North Korea flows through the Chinese city of Dandong, just a ...
As CBS News correspondent Ben Tracy reports, nearly all of China's trade with North Korea flows through the Chinese city of Dandong, just a ...
Bank of Dandong could not be reached for comment on Monday, but local people familiar with the matter painted a dire picture of the bank's ...
China's state-run conglomerate China Merchants Group is in negotiations with financially troubled Dandong Port to take over the debt-laden ...
Dandong Port Group – which manages the largest Chinese port trading with North Korea – defaulted on a 1 billion yuan (US$150.38 million) ...
DANDONG/BEIJING -- Flows of people and money between China and North Korea are slowing, as Beijing attempts to tame its rogue neighbor ...


 

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