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Don’t panic, Beijing says, after Jilin nuclear safety warning

People in China’s northeastern provinces, Jilin and Liaoning in particular, have endured nerve-wracking times amid aggressive military posturing and build-up by North Korea. The ideological camaraderie between Beijing and Pyongyang has been wearing thin, with public misgivings simmering among residents on the Chinese side of the 1,420-kilometer border with North Korea. They fear a spillover […]