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Sinuiju

(sēn`o͝o`ē`jo͞o), Jap. Shingishu, city (1993 pop. 326,011), W North Korea, on the Yellow Sea (or West Sea) at the mouth of the Yalu River. A main northern gateway to Korea, it developed from a logging center into a port and rail terminus. A bridge (built 1910) over the Yalu connects it with NE China. It has air, rail, and road ties with Pyongyang. In World War II it became an industrial center with manufactures of chemicals, aluminum, and textiles. Power comes from the huge Supung Dam. In 2002 the North Korean government announced plans to develop a special economic zone in the city.

Sinuiju

 

a city in the People’s Democratic Republic of Korea, situated on the Amnok-kang (Yalu River). Administrative center of Pyongan-pukto (province). Population, 128,000 (1955). Sinuiju is a transportation junction and a seaport (Yon-gamp’o) on Korea Bay of the Yellow Sea. It is a major center of light industry, producing textiles, footwear, clothing, and perfume. It also has machine building and a chemical industry, including the production of man-made fibers and plastics. Other industries produce lumber, pulp and paper, and building materials. The city has an enamelware plant. The Nakvon and Puk-chung heavy machine building plants are near Sinuiju. [23–1309–]

Sinuiju

a port in North Korea, on the Yalu River opposite Andong, China: developed by the Japanese during their occupation (1910--45); industrial centre. Pop.: 349 000 (2005 est.)
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For example, the Raseon and Sinuiju flee trade areas were founded as general flee trade areas to attract general foreign investment; by contrast, the Gaeseong Industrial Complex and other cooperative ventures between North and South Korea, such as the Geumgangsan resort, were economic aspects of a larger political initiative to improve and strengthen North-South relations.
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to safety after areas of Sinuiju city were "completely inundated", the official Korean Central News Agency said.
In North Korea, some 10,000 people sheltered in public buildings in the border city of Sinuiju near China because of flooding, the Red Cross said.
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In contrast to China's economically progressive form of communism, North Korea has been almost entirely closed to foreign enterprise, with the exception of specially designated regions situated at its four comers: Rason (which includes Najin, in the northeast); Sinuiju (in the northwest); Kaesong Industrial Complex (in the southwest); and Kumgangsan Tourist Region (in the southeast).
The Chinese tourists left the city of Dandong in northeastern Liaoning province this week for a one-day tour of Sinuiju, on the other side of the Yalu river that marks the frontier, the official Xinhua News Agency reported.
Most of the injured were moved to the city of Sinuiju before foreign aid arrived.
Sinuiju Provincial Hospital, in North Korea just across the border from China, was treating 360 people injured in the blast, according to Tony Banbury, Asia regional director for the UN World Food Programme.
Sinuiju provincial hospital,near the border with China, was treating 360 people injured in the blast, according to Tony Banbury, Asia regional director for the UN World Food Programme.
At the Sinuiju Provincial Hospital, just across the Chinese border into North Korea, 360 patients from the blast were undergoing treatment, said Tony Banbury, Asia regional director for the UN World Food Programme.