"Over the weekend, the staff of the Russian Consulate General in Chongjin
visited the city port where a ceremony to receive humanitarian aid from Russia was held.
For instance, Pyongsong Market in South Pyongan specializes in electrical appliances and light industrial goods, while Rason and Chongjin
specialize in seafood, Hyesan and Musan in medicinal herbs and metals, and Hamhung also in metals (Lim 2009).
When they were questioned about how their vessel had steered into the Japanese islet, they told investigators they had left the port of Chongjin
in the northeast of North Korea in September for fishing in the Sea of Japan and after a while "they were drifting because they were caught in a squid."
[4.] Xiaowen Chu, Chongjin
Liu, Kai Ouyang, Ling Sing Yung, Hai Liu, 2010.
KOSA has branches in trading ports in North Korea to include Nampo, Hungnam, Chongjin
, Haeju, Songnim, Wonsan, and Rason.
But after six years, during which she had a son, Ji-hyun was caught and deported without her child to North Korea, where she was sent to Chongjin
Fowle said he left the Bible -- with his name in it -- in a bathroom under a trash bin at a nightclub in the northern port city of Chongjin
and hoped a Christian would find it.
Fowle was arrested in May for leaving a Bible at a sailor's club in the North Korean city of Chongjin
, where he was traveling as a tourist.
Shaomei Sun, (1) Hongmei Wu, (2) Qing Zhang, (1) Chongjin
Wang, (1) Yinting Guo, (2) Huanmin Du, (2) Li Liu, (1) Qiyu Jia, (1) Xing Wang, (1) Kun Song, (1) and Kaijun Niu (1, 2)
People were executed in Wonsan, Chongjin
, Sariwon and Pyongsong.
South Korea's National Intelligence Service released an analysis in July that said Matsumoto had lived in the northeastern city of Chongjin
until several years ago and that she currently lives in the North Korean capital.
The Pyongyang Project, a Vancouver-based travel and educational exchange group, said via Twitter that a North Korean tourism official in Yanji, another Chinese border city, told them tourism to the North Korean cities of Rason and Chongjin
would be unaffected.