A statue of former Chinese leader Mao Zedong in front of a residential building in Dandong, the border city which handles the lion’s share of bilateral trade flows between China and North Korea. Photo: Reuters

China’s rust-belt region has a new hope for revival: North Korea

Kim Jong-un’s decision to shift priority to economic development could bring prosperity to the whole region, including China’s vast northeastern region

Topic |   North Korea

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A statue of former Chinese leader Mao Zedong in front of a residential building in Dandong, the border city which handles the lion’s share of bilateral trade flows between China and North Korea. Photo: Reuters
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