View from Jingshan: curiosity about coronavirus in North Korea permeates China
Chinese netizens have bashed Pyongyang's denial of any cases of COVID-19 and its decision to close the Sino-DPRK border
As China emerges from a challenging domestic coronavirus outbreak, it is eyeing the responses of other nations to the pandemic. North Korea has been no exception.
Perceived as a curious and stubborn neighbor — a reflection of China decades ago, frozen in time — North Korea has attracted the ire and ridicule of Chinese observers for years. Chinese frustration with its neighbor has simmered during the coronavirus crisis.
North Korea closes border with China
North Korea acted quickly to cut off the entry of tourists and close border crossings to China after reports emerged of
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