The plan will see Seoul pushing for a test run of a rail line linking the South's Busan and Seoul with the North Korean cities of Pyongyang and Sinuiju
and to the TCR.
The town of Sinuiju
, which is located on the North Korea- China border, had opened to western tourists for the first time ever preceding the visit.
A helicopter was filmed circling above the North Korean border town of Sinuiju
on Friday, dropping at least five people in what appeared to be a small military exercise.
The bridge, which will connect Sinuiju
in North Korea and Dandong in China across the Yalu river, is also to become operational by the end of next year.
The SARs feature Basic Laws and even (the Sinuiju
SAR) a flag resembling those of the Chinese SARs.
111) It also took the unusual step of appointing Yang Bin, an accomplished, savvy, and extraordinarily wealthy entrepreneur of ethnic Chinese descent and Dutch nationality, to coordinate the planning and policy of Sinuiju
The measures, carried out under the order of leader Kim Jong Il, were taken in the vicinities of the northwestern border city of Sinuiju
, the northeastern border city of Hyesan and in other border areas, the source said.
reach the North Korean border city of Sinuiju
, according to separate report by
And his personal focus may subsequently have been on the train carrying birthday gifts of a large number of expensive watches and TV sets from his father, the Dear Leader Kim Jong-il, which was derailed at Sinuiju
on the border with China in mid-December 2009.
Four-metre (13-foot) high fences topped with barbed wire are being erected along the Yalu River around the Chinese city of Dandong facing the North s northwest city of Sinuiju
, Yonhap news agency reported last month.
However, the government has taken few concrete steps to establish the Sinuiju
SAR, and its future is uncertain.
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