South Korean protesters wearing masks (from left) of President Xi Jinping, North Korean leader Kim Jong-un and Russian President Vladimir Putin rally against their government’s defence policy near the US Embassy in Seoul, on August 12. Photo: EPA

How Chinese imports are propping up North Korea’s nuclear goals

Donald Kirk says China may not like to see Pyongyang as a nuclear power but it is helping its economy, otherwise facing imminent collapse, by violating UN trade sanctions amid outrage over the US-South Korea THAAD deal

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South Korean protesters wearing masks (from left) of President Xi Jinping, North Korean leader Kim Jong-un and Russian President Vladimir Putin rally against their government’s defence policy near the US Embassy in Seoul, on August 12. Photo: EPA
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