The UN Security Council is seen on Wednesday. On Friday, it agreed to place sanctions against a string of companies and ships around the world, including two based in China and three in Hong Kong, for allegedly helping North Korea. Photo: Xinhua

UN blacklists Chinese and Hong Kong businesses, among others, over North Korea smuggling at request of US

The ‘biggest ever’ package of sanctions against North Korea-affiliated targets includes three Hong Kong and two Chinese shipping or trading firms, and a Taiwanese businessman

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The UN Security Council is seen on Wednesday. On Friday, it agreed to place sanctions against a string of companies and ships around the world, including two based in China and three in Hong Kong, for allegedly helping North Korea. Photo: Xinhua
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