China built a $350 million bridge that ends in a dirt field in North Korea

The New Yalu River Bridge was supposed to be a key link for trade between China and North Korea, replacing the Sino-Korean Friendship Bridge built in 1943. It had a $US350 million budget but construction has stopped entirely, the bridge now leads to a dirt field in North Korea.

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