July 04, 2022

China and N. Korea simplify border-crossing procedures

Agreement is the latest in a series of recent moves aimed at increasing the flow of tourists into the country

Chinese citizens going on tours from border cities in Jilin and Liaoning provinces can now get travel passes to North Korea within 24 hours, Yonhap reported on Monday.

It is not immediately clear when the rules, replacing the previous two-day waiting period, came into effect.