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Why is China Still Friends With N. Korea Anyway?

North Korea’s annual saber-rattling has long frustrated the world, and has also made the belligerent nation an international laughingstock. When the country stepped-up its threatening rhetoric last month, western media...

Rain Batters China; 250,000 Evacuated in Flood

Flooding of the Yalu River long the China-North Korea border has killed four and forced the evacuation of a quarter of a million people. From AP: Heavy rains over the last several days caused the Yalu river, which marks the...

China: Rising River, Rising Fears

Flooding of the Yalu River on the Chinese border with North Korea is affecting cross-border trade. From Asia Times: Flooding in Jilin province – upriver from Dandong – has strained the province’s dam system....

Documents Record 2003 Massacre of N.Korean Defectors

From Chosun Iibo: Chinese police in 2003 found the bodies of 56 North Koreans drifting down the Apnok River in October 2003, a newly published police log says. The 56 had apparently been shot trying to escape the North. North...



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