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South Korea looks to Asean for help in its ‘trade war’ with Japan

Aug 1 2019 / TODAY HONG KONG — South Korea is planning to appeal for help from its regional partners in its latest bid to convince Japan to roll back export restrictions amid an escalating trade dispute between the two countries. At a series of ministerial gatherings among representatives of Japan, South Korea and the 10-member Association of Southeast Asian Nations (Asean) set to take place in Bangkok next...

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China opens new Sino-North Korea border crossing in Jilin province

Authorities reported to have spent $41 million on new facilities Oliver Hotham April 9th, 2019 China and North Korea on Monday opened a new “highway port” border crossing in Ji’an City on the Sino-DPRK border, the local municipal government announced in a statement. In a ceremony held in the presence of local officials, the bridge reportedly opened to the public this week, with 120 Chinese visitors then allowed to cross....

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