norvegicus rats were trapped in the city of Hyesan (128[degrees]30'E, 41[degrees]30'N) during the operation of a cooperative rodent surveillance program of China and North Korea.
The resulting phylogenetic tree (Figure) showed that SEOV strains in the city of Hyesan shared >97.
Hyesan adjoins Changbai County in Jilin Province of China.
What happens at this place, Hyesan
, is that men and women are strip-searched when they are back inside North Korea.
Widespread food shortage in the country had forced another man to kill and eat a girl three years ago in Hyesan
39-year-old male from Hyesan
City who left North Korea in April 2010 "I was told when I was young that South Koreans are very poor, but the South Korean dramas proved that just isn't the case.
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.
The seven left Hyesan
in Yanggang Province and walked across the frozen Yalu River and reached the Chinese side on Dec.
20 near the Hyesan
and Paekam areas in Yanggang Province, is showing no signs of slowing down and has spread as far as Pyongan and Kangwon provinces after affecting nearby Hamkyong and Jagang provinces,'' Yonhap quoted a source close to North Korea as saying.
The Telegraph quoted a local newspaper report as saying that at least seven North Koreans were trying to cross into the Chinese province of Jilin from Hyesan
in Yanggang province.
Antigovernment protests have also been reported in the Ryanggang city of Hyesan
, it said.
During his visit to the North, Hall visited Hyesan
in Yangang Province bordering China, Sariwon in North Hwanghae Province and also the capital Pyongyang.