Chinese tourists look at North Korea
Dandong city, China, Sinuiju City, North Korea, 11-2003..Chinese tourists come to the edge of China to look at Sinuiju, a North Korean city just across the border. It reminds them of a time when they were poor...China help North Korea fight the Korean War in the 1950s and continue to have a defence treaty with the Stalinist country...Ruled by the messianic leader Kim Il Sung and his son Kim Jong Il since 1948, North Korea has stubbornly stuck to its juche (self-reliance) ideology and siege mentality, imposing one Stalinist economic plan after another. Floods, droughts and mismanagement in the 1990s plunged the country into a preventable famine, killing up to three million, or 13 percent of the population. It now depends heavily on Chinese aid...Add to Lightbox Download
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