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Sanctions on North Korean migrant workers undermined by 'interns'

Nikkei Asian Review, China, 15 November 2019 - Nations have until the end of December to expel migrant workers from North Korea, as dictated by United Nations sanctions, but China has essentially carved out a loophole by granting reams of visas normally reserved for interns or entertainers.

In Dandong, a city on China's side of the Yalu River, one trading house has decided to launch a staffing business that employs North Korean migrants. So far, an apparel maker and a seafood company have requested about 1,000 workers in total, the trader's chief said in late October.

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Source: https://asia.nikkei.com/Spotlight/N-Korea-at-crossroads/Sanctions-on-North-Korean-migrant-workers-undermined-by-interns

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