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A city of western North Korea on Korea Bay at the mouth of the Yalu River. It is a port and railroad terminus connected by bridge with Dandong, China.


(Placename) a port in North Korea, on the Yalu River opposite Dandong, China: developed by the Japanese during their occupation (1910–45); industrial centre. Pop: 349 000 (2005 est)



a city in W North Korea, on the Yalu River. 500,000.
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Yang Bin has been appointed by North Korea as head of a new special administrative zone in Sinuiju.
The vegetables are sold to Sinuiju and Pyongyang using taxis and privately operated trucks.
"It's not just the people in the Sinuiju border area that we're considering
Nine people have so far been confirmed to have the flu virus in Sinuiju, a northern town bordering China, and in the capital Pyongyang, the official Korean Central News Agency reported last Wednesday, citing the Ministry of Public Health.
Xinhua gave no details on the contents of the talks, which presumably covered the handling of Yang Bin, a Chinese-Dutch businessman who was arrested by Chinese authorities shortly after he was appointed chief executive of North Korea's Sinuiju special economic district.
The first one is to re-link the South Korean capital Seoul and the North Korean city of Sinuiju bordering China.
affected areas in Sinuiju city and its environs, reported the South Korean
Nine people have the new flu virus in Sinuiju, a northern town bordering China, and in the capital Pyongyang, the North's Korean Central News Agency said, citing the Ministry of Public Health.
Interest Revived in the Sinuiju Special Administrative Region.
He was selected by North Korea's leadership last month to serve as the first chief executive of the Sinuiju Special Administrative Region, bordering Liaoning, in the hope he could turn it into a capitalist enclave and foreign investment magnet.
As a first step, the two sides agreed to adopt practical steps towards the connection and modernization of the railways and roads on the eastern transportation corridor as well as between Seoul and Sinuiju for their utilization.
border town of Sinuiju. The number of North Korean soldiers defecting from