Posts Tagged ‘China-North Korea relations’

Boondoggle on the Yalu: China’s Useless New Bridge to North Korea

By | November 03, 2014

A huge new piece of bilateral infrastructure on the Sino-North Korean frontier is to remain unopened for the foreseeable future. Sino-NK provides Chinese context to the news.

Yongusil 3: Sino-NK at JEAS, Nottingham on September 5th

By | September 04, 2013

Sino-NK debuts as a panel organizer as Dr. Adam Cathcart, Dr. Robert Winstanley-Chesters and Christopher Green meet in Nottingham for a panel at the prestigious JEAS Conference. The subject? “Redefining North Korea.”

Beijing’s German Shepherd? Why China Will Not Abandon North Korea

By | March 16, 2013

In an op-ed for the NRC Handelsblad, analyst Sabine van Ameijden argues that North Korea is not a rogue state, but remains a faithful Chinese ally in the Asia-Pacific.

Editor’s Note

By | September 27, 2012

As the fall semester gets off the ground in earnest, we anticipate enacting a few more changes to our overall profile which we anticipate announcing relatively soon. In the meantime, a spin-through some recent activity of our editors and selected analysts may be of interest. Here is a tour of Sino-NK around the web, and its editors and analysts in action around the world.

Translating Jang Song Taek in Beijing: A Communique Troika

By | August 18, 2012

Adam Cathcart tracks down significant divergences in the Chinese and English versions of the public statements released in Beijing after the visit of North Korean leader Jang Song-taek to the Chinese capital.

KCNA Sings China’s Praises: KCNA File No. 21

By | August 17, 2012

Hot and Cold: Assessing patterns in the all-or-nothing treatment of China in the North Korean media in the week of Wang Jiarui’s meetings with Kim Jong-un in Pyongyang.