China's bridge to nowhere? Little work so far on N. Korean side of $350M span between nations

November 18, 2014 5:30 AM

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China's bridge to nowhere? Little work so far on N. Korean side of $350M span between nations

This Sept. 2, 2014 photo shows a new bridge connecting North Korea and China, seen from the North Korean side of the Yalu River border, where it touches down in rice fields in Sinuiju, North Korea. The bridge was supposed to be a key link for trade and travel between China’s underdeveloped northeast provinces and a much-touted special economic zone in North Korea - so key that Beijing sank more than 350 million dollars into the mammoth, 3-kilometer-long structure that was slated to open late last month. Now, it is beginning to look like Beijing has built a bridge to nowhere. (AP Photo) (The Associated Press)

This Sept. 2, 2014 photo shows a new bridge connecting North Korea and China ends in this ramp down to rice fields in Sinuiju, on the North Korean side of the Yalu River border between the two countries. The bridge was supposed to be a key link for trade and travel between China’s underdeveloped nor...

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