North Korean workers walk into the Hong Chao Zhi Yi garment factory in Hunchun in this 2017 photo. Photo: AP

North Korean workers and imports continue to cross border into China despite UN sanctions

  • More than 2,000 North Koreans are still being employed in one part of Jilin province, the Post has learned
  • Sanctions take their toll on the Chinese side of the border, but some seafood imports are still making their way into local markets
Topic |   North Korea

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North Korean workers walk into the Hong Chao Zhi Yi garment factory in Hunchun in this 2017 photo. Photo: AP
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Lee Jeong-ho

Lee Jeong-ho

Lee Jeong-ho reports on China's diplomacy for the Post. He also covers East Asian security and defence stories. Before joining the Post he was with the South Korean Air Force and News1 Korea. He has a bachelor's degree in media and communications and Chinese studies from Sydney University and a master's of international studies in Chinese area studies from Seoul National University.