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  1. News - China

    China business brisk on N Korea's trade lifeline

    Posted Dec 15th 2012, 12:16pm by Agence France Presse in Dandong

    ... Korea’s biggest trading partner and most of the business passes through its northeastern city of Dandong, where lorries piled high with tyres and sacks were being processed on Friday at a customs ... in May, surging 62.4 per cent year-on-year to $5.63 billion. In Dandong, there are even signs of increasing wealth in parts of the North’s society, with demand for a classic accoutrement ...

  2. Business - Companies

    China’s Dandong agrees to big US soybean purchase from Perdue

    Posted Jun 05th 2013, 12:54pm by Reuters

    ... McDonnell announced this week. China’s Dandong Port and its affiliate Dandong Pasite Grain and Oilseed signed the agreement with the privately-held US company last month in Dandong, a port city ... of privately-held Perdue Farms, owns and operates a deepwater grain and oilseed export terminal in Chesapeake, Virginia. Hong Kong-based Dandong Port Group operates ports throughout Asia and Dandong Pasite ...

  3. Dandong nurse on trial after rising debts broke her private bank

    Posted Apr 13th 2004, 12:00am by Mark O'Neill

    ... financial system, a humble nurse in the northeast city of Dandong ran a private bank for 10 years, collecting more than 16 million yuan from her clients. Last week, a district court in Dandong began ... then clients- and the inadequate legal protection available to ordinary members of the public when things go wrong. Li, a nurse in the family planning department of the Dandong Women and Children's ...

  4. News - Asia - TRANSPORT

    Quicker commute to North Korea by 2015 with China's new high-speed railway

    Posted Jan 02nd 2014, 04:13pm by Reuters

    ... will run 207 kilometres from Shenyang to the border city of Dandong, which faces North Korea across the Yalu River, and will shorten the train journey from 3.5 hours to one hour, the official Xinhua news agency said. As much as 80 per cent of trade between China and North Korea passes through Dandong, which is near one of North Korea’s special economic zones on Hwanggumpyong Island. ...

  5. Holland Village makes way for housing project

    Posted Nov 16th 2009, 12:00am by Peggy Sito

    ... Jong-il as the chief executive of a proposed special economic zone in Sinuiju, across the Yalu River from the Chinese city of Dandong. He was placed under formal arrest a month later and in July ...

  6. News - China - LIAONING

    'Pretty post-80s' vice-mayor accused of nepotism

    Posted Jan 22nd 2013, 07:14pm by Ernest Kao

    ... at Liaodong’s Foreign Affairs Office. An uncle of Dong’s husband, Liu Mingchu, had previously worked at numerous government offices including the Dandong City Department of Transportation, the Liaoning Transportation Department and Department of Water Resources. Dandong authorities acknowledged Liu and Dong’s connection but have denied any link between their relationship and her recent appointment. ...

  7. News - China

    Liaoning Communist Party official flees country over graft probe

    Posted Aug 29th 2012, 12:00am by He Huifeng

    ... He Huifeng huifeng.he@scmp.com Official in graft probe may have fled to US A top Communist Party official in Dandong , Liaoning , fled the mainland four months ago to escape investigation, ... of Fengcheng, a county-level city in Dandong, had left the country in April without authorisation, the state-run people.com.cn news portal reported yesterday, quoting an official from Dandong ...

  8. News - Asia - NORTH KOREA

    South Korean missionary arrested in North makes ‘confession’

    Posted Feb 27th 2014, 04:38pm by AFP

    ... that he was Kim Jeong-wook, 50, a Baptist evangelist who for seven years had been providing shelter and food to North Koreans living in China’s northeastern border city of Dandong. Fellow activists said he had crossed the Yalu border river in October to establish the whereabouts of some North Korean refugees who had been arrested in Dandong by Chinese authorities and repatriated. ...

  9. Pyongyang vows to punish guards who shot dead 3 Chinese

    Posted Jun 11th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... official media reported yesterday. The hermit regime's authorities told Xinhua that the shooting at its border with the northeastern city of Dandong, Liaoning, last Friday ... members of a Dandong-based smuggling gang and were on a boat along the Yalu River, which forms part of the border between Liaoning and North Korea, when the shooting took place. Smuggling has been ...

  10. News - China Insider - NORTH KOREA

    China arrested dozens of North Korean defectors, says South Korean media

    Posted Nov 21st 2013, 12:55pm by Audrey Yoo

    ... detained five defectors near Beijing, seven in Shenyang and around 10 in Yanji and Dandong earlier this month, said Chosun Ilbo, citing an anonymous South Korean activist who helps defectors ... so far this month have already been repatriated to North Korea, noted the paper. The 13 defectors detained in Kunming were transferred to Dandong, a city near the border with North Korea, ...




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