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  Dandong - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Dandong (Simplified Chinese: 丹东, Traditional Chinese: 丹東; pinyin: Dāndōng) is a city in the Liaoning province, China.
Tan-Tung and Andong City, China is associated with Dandong.
Dandong is a Sister City with the following cities:
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Dandong   (332 words)

 Simon World :: Doing business in Dandong
Dandong's city government had started building the city's first modern hotel but had run out of money with just the 23-story shell completed.
In April 2002 the Dandong People's Intermediate Court put the hotel into receivership, under a local company close to city officials called Fu Wah Management Co. Deprived of the official seals, Liu and partners were denied all access to the hotel and its accounts.
As well as being asked about 5 million yuan ($811,000) missing from the hotel accounts, he is also said to be linked to some 10 million yuan embezzled from the Liaoning Securities Co, a provincial investment bank that recently had to be rescued with a 500 million yuan cash infusion from the central government.
simonworld.mu.nu /archives/124103.php   (1252 words)

 Dandong, Liaoning Province
Dandong city, facing the city of Sinuiju of the Democratic People's Republic of Korea across the Yalu River, is the largest border city in China.
Dandong is advantageous in geographic location for it is along Yalu River, along Yellow Sea and the border.
The Dandong Railway, 220km from Pyongyang, 420km from Seoul, is the major land port connecting the Europe-Asia continent with Korea Peninsula, which is an important part of the Europe-Asia Railway system, connecting with the Japan, Seoul, Pyongyang, Beijing and Moscow.
www.careerinchina.citymax.com /ddex.html   (508 words)

 PRACTICALITIES, Dandong Tourist Information and Travel Guide at InfoHub.com
Arriving at Dandong train station, or at the long-distance bus station just to the north, puts you right in the centre of town, a gleaming new, marble-paved square featuring a statue of Mao Zedong, close to the least expensive hotels and about 1km north of the Yalu River.
Taxis in Dandong do not use a meter, but all rides within the city are ¥5, with pedicabs charging a flat ¥2.
Dandong is well-connected to northeast China, with trains arriving and departing daily.
www.infohub.com /destinations/Asia/China/Dandong/53861.htm   (559 words)

 facts_dandong   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
Dandong is located alongside the Yalu River (a river it shares with North Korea), in the southern part of China's Liaoning Province.
Liaoning is located in China's northeast and is bordered by Jilin Province to the north, North Korea to the east, the Yellow Sea to the south, and Inner Mongolia to the west.
Economically, Dandong has suffered in the past few years due to the government's reforms of State-owned enterprises.
www.gapfoundation.org /facts_dandong.htm   (151 words)

 Business Along Chinese-North Korean Border Shows Stark Contrast
On the one side of Yalu River is the bustling northeast Chinese city of Dandong.
Dandong's location on the North Korean border has made it a window to the outside world for the people of North Korea who can make it this far north.
The businessmen and officials in Dandong are living a life of style and wealth.
www.voanews.com /english/2006-01-04-voa9.cfm   (1246 words)

 Dan Washburn's Shanghai Diaries: An ‘Aggressive American Wolf’ in Dandong
DANDONG, Liaoning —; The children were North Korean.
Dandong, situated at the mouth of the Yalu River, where it flows into the Korean Gulf, began its modest rise in 1907, when it was linked by rail with both northeastern China and Korea.
Perhaps Dandong feels so carefree because it can so easily be compared to that strange and shadowy place on the other side of the bridge.
www.shanghaidiaries.com /archives/2004/10/13/an_aggressive_american_wolf_in_dandong   (4373 words)

 Dandong - HighBeam Encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
Dandong was opened as a treaty port in 1907.
Dandong's azaleas selling well both in China and overseas.
www.encyclopedia.com /doc/1E1-dandong.html   (134 words)

 Dandong Hotels : China - BootsnAll Cheap Hotels
Situated in the centre of Dandong City, the International Hotel is a kilometre from the railway station and 19 kilometres from airport.
The hotel is an ideal place for all those domestic and foreign visitors who come to Dandong for sightseeing and business negotiation.
Located near the riverside, the Zhonglian Hotel Dandong enjoys great lake view and is just a kilometre away from the city centre.
www.bootsnall.com /hotels/cy/8374/Dandong-Hotels   (270 words)

 Dandong : Planning a Trip | Frommers.com
Flights leave the airport (Dandong Jichang), 13km (8 miles) west of town, for Shànghai (Tues and Sat), Shenzhèn (Tues and Sat), and Beijing (schedule varies).
Dandong's railway station is on Shí (10) Wei Lù, on the western edge of town.
Most of Dandong lies north of a V formed by the Yalù Jiang and the train tracks.
www.frommers.com /destinations/dandong/3336010002.html   (492 words)

 BBC NEWS | Asia-Pacific | N Korea's information 'black hole'
The Chinese town of Dandong is perched on the North Korean border, separated from the Hermit Kingdom by just a narrow strip of river.
Given the initial estimates that thousands had been killed or injured, and the pitiable state of North Korea's healthcare system, we had initially thought that some of the wounded might be transferred to hospitals in Dandong.
Two days in Dandong has been a sobering reminder that access to information, in some places, is still a privilege, not a right.
news.bbc.co.uk /2/hi/asia-pacific/3656827.stm   (748 words)

 TIMEasia Magazine: Best of Asia - Best Place to Contemplate North Korea
A few old factory stacks belch fl smoke—and at night, the town is eerily dark, with nary a lightbulb in sight.
Dandong, by contrast, is a riot of color, from giant billboards advertising the latest South Korean electronics to the alluring glow of nightclubs burning up the flness with pulsing neon.
For those who want a memento of their Sinuiju sighting, enterprising Dandong hawkers offer plenty of North Korean trinkets, from Dear Leader badges to propaganda posters extolling the virtues of the Kims père et fils.
www.time.com /time/asia/2006/boa/mind_nkorea.html   (376 words)

 Shenyang and Dandong   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
This is the entrance to the garden in Dandong where we went with Cherry.
We got to Dandong and called Cherry (a teacher from Rockies who lives in Dandong) to meet us at the train station.
Dandong is surprisingly HUGE I though it would be much smaller since the Lonely Planet doesn't mention much in the city but I was wrong.
www.travelblog.org /Asia/China/blog-22665.html   (789 words)

 Asia Times -
To ram the message home, the paper last Thursday reported on an artillery regiment equipped with sophisticated weaponry and techniques and recalled a momentous task one year ago that upgraded the combat ability of the young elite troops.
The atmosphere in Dandong was completely different from that in border towns such as Huichun and Fangchang in Jilin province.
Moreover, along the national expressway from Shengyan to Dandong, a large PLA camp sits near Tongyuan Pu, a village 110km from Dandong.
www.atimes.com /atimes/Korea/EJ01Dg04.html   (783 words)

 Amazon.com: Dandong: Books   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
Dandong Shi zhi =: Dandongshizhi (Zhonghua Renmin Gongheguo di fang zhi cong shu) (Unknown Binding - 1991)
One of them got as far as Dandong, China, at the mouth of the Yalu River, before he...
Dandong Baotou ~ ~ * P'yongyan~ Yelloro R Peking*  Tangshan...
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 Dandong Hotel Reservation -@- lowest rate guaranteed
Situated on a bend in the Yalù Jiang (Green Duck River) and connected by rail bridge to the North Korean town of Sinuiju, the city has built a robust economy around the thousands of geographical voyeurs who rush to the border every summer.
For all its wealth, Dandong remains a Chinese city, with crowded tenement buildings and a new riverside development area already stained by pollution, but it gleams in comparison with its neighbor.
The Dandong International Hotel is a 3-star sino-foreign venture hotel located in the center of Dandong city.
www.chinatravelhub.com /hotels/015dandong.htm   (182 words)

 Liaoning - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The port city of Dalian, located on the tip of the Liaodong Peninsula, is a tourist destination in its own right, with beaches, resorts, zoos, seafood, shopping, Russian- and Japanese-era architecture, and streetcars, a rare sight in China.
Dandong, on the border with North Korea, is a medium-sized city that offers a cross-river view of the North Korean city of Sinŭiju.
Bijia Mountain is a curious island which joins to the mainland at low tide by a land bridge.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Liaoning   (1498 words)

 Short Group Tours: North Korea
Dandong; a fascinating small city on the Chinese side of the Yalu river, facing across to Sinuiju, your point of exit from DPRK after the tour.
Instead of returning directly to Beijing we are pleased to offer a one day extension to the tour to take in all the sights of Dandong on a special North Korea-themed extension.
The train from DPRK arrives in China at 17:30 and here you get off and transfer to the 3 star Hongyuan Hotel (foreign TV, centrally located opposite the train station), dinner is in a local Chinese restaurant and the evening is your own.
www.newkoreatours.com /dandongoption.html   (429 words)

 Hotels in Dandong
Zhong Lian Hotel Dandong is a 4-star member hotel of World Travelers Network.
Dandong International Hotel is a 3-star member hotel of World Travelers Network,which is the first 3-star grade sino-foreign venture hotel in Dandong city.
Dandong Holiday Sunshine Hotel is a 3-star member hotel of World Travelers Network, which is located in Dandong city which an ideal destination for travel.
www.expedia.co.uk /daily/hotels/China/Dandong.asp   (183 words)

 TIME.com: Sanctions Don't Bite on the North Korea Border -- Page 1
It's a surprisingly balmy evening for mid-October in the northeastern Chinese city of Dandong, a soft breeze blowing tendrils of mist across the slate grey surface of the Yalu River.
Sprawling for miles along the banks of the river, Dandong seems a perfect, bustling symbol of the "new" China.
The roughly $1.6 billion annual trade between the two countries is critical to the survival of the regime in Pyongyang — about half of North Korea's daily oil supply and a slightly lower proportion of its food imports come from China.
www.time.com /time/world/article/0,8599,1548858,00.html   (990 words)

 Highbeam Encyclopedia - Search Results for Dandong
Dandong DANDONG [Dandong] or Andong, city (1994 est.
in Jilin prov., NE China, and flowing SW to the Bay of Korea at Dandong; forms part of the China-North Korea border.
The line from Changchun to Lüshun (Port Arthur), originally belonging to the Russian-built Chinese Eastern Railway, was part of Japan's indemnity in the Russo-Japanese War
www.encyclopedia.com /SearchResults.aspx?Q=Dandong   (230 words)

 Mask of China, Dalian Edition: Dandong: Boring to Locals, Exciting to Foreigners
Not far down the road is the Yalu River 鸭绿江 which acts as the border between Dandong and Sinuiju, the town on the North Korean side.
Anyway, there are a few things to do in Dandong and one of the exciting things to do is to take a speed boat from the Chinese side and skim within metres of the North korean side.
When exiting the Dandong train station, make sure you see this giant statue of Mao Zedong or you are in the wrong town.
www.maskofchina.com /2005/05/dandong-boring-to-locals-exciting-to.html   (1754 words)

 Dandong Chemical Fibre Co., Ltd. Information | Business.com
Dandong Chemical Fibre Co., Ltd Appoints Chairman of the Board; Announces Lawsuit Filed by Dandong Commercial ')"> Dandong Chemical Fibre Co., Ltd Appoints Chairman of the Board; Announces Lawsuit Filed by Dandong Commercial
Reuters - October 23, 2006 9:09 PM Dandong Chemical Fibre Co., Ltd announced the appointment of Mr.
Dandong Chemical Fibre Co., Ltd Issues FY 2006 Q3 and Q1 to Q3 Net Profit Guidance ')"> Dandong Chemical Fibre Co., Ltd Issues FY 2006 Q3 and Q1 to Q3 Net Profit Guidance
www.business.com /directory/chemicals/polymers/specialty_manufacturers/dandong_chemical_fibre_co_,_ltd   (207 words)

Stepping off the bus in Dandong at dusk, there was a tout on the curb trying to communicate prices to me with her hands.
I decided I might as well follow her and see what kind of rooms she had to offer.
There's too much comment spam, and I don't have time to find a better solution at the moment.
www.waze.net /china/bybus_dandong.php   (527 words)

 Joint POW/MIA Accounting Command (JPAC)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
A Joint POW/MIA Accounting Command team from Hickam Air Force Base, Hawaii, made up of nine military and one civilian personnel, completed a recovery mission in Dandong Province, China and recovered remains believed to be that of a U.S service member.
The recovery site is related to the 1952 Korean War loss of an Air Force F-86 Saber Jet shot down near the Yalu River in the Dandong Province.
One pilot was missing in what is now known as the village of Kuchen in the 8th district of the city in the Peoples Republic of China.
www.jpac.pacom.mil /Missions/04-2CH_Dandong.htm   (157 words)

 Dandong, Liaoning Public Relations Firms - Publicity Firms   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
Dandong, Liaoning Public Relations Firms - Publicity Firms
Click here to learn more about why a Marketingtool.com Dandong publicity firm featured listing is one of the best methods of advertising your business.
PR Firms - also known as public relations firms - execute ongoing activities to ensure the client has a strong public image.
www.marketingtool.com /channel/pr/b.461.g.11956.html   (153 words)

 Dandong International Hotel Dandong - online hotel reservations
Dandong International Hotel is a 3-star member hotel of World Travelers Network,which is the first 3-star grade sino-foreign venture hotel in Dandong city.It lies in the center of Dandong city, 1 kilometer from the railway station, 19 kilometers from the airport.
It is the ideal place for all those domestic and foreign visitors who come to Dandong for tourism and business negotiation.
-Located in the city center which is the most convenience area in Dandong city.
www.all-hotels.com /xbook/servlet/hotel-details?partner=8&hotl_id=492562   (403 words)

 Dandong Restaurants - Reviews, Photos - VirtualTourist.com
There is a brewery in town, if you're the type that likes to sample local beers around the world.
The name of the local beer in Dandong is "Yalu River Beer" and I can not confirm if the ingredients actually include any drops of North Korea's territorial waters.
The Chinese toast with the words "gan bei" which in English would sound exactly like "gone bay" and it means "dry glass" so you are supposed to empty it in front of your Dandong hosts.
www.virtualtourist.com /travel/Asia/China/Liaoning_Sheng/Dandong-1021992/Restaurants-Dandong-BR-1.html   (142 words)

 Dandong, CHN Weather - Forecasts, Radar Maps, Video, and News   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
Dandong, CHN Weather - Forecasts, Radar Maps, Video, and News
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