China Issues Unprecedented Warning To Citizens In North Korea: Return Home

Tyler Durden's picture

In an unprecedented move, the Chinese Embassy in North Korea has advised Korean-Chinese residents to return home amid concern that the North's military provocations may trigger a U.S. attack on the North.

The Korea Times reports that the embassy began sending the message on Apr. 20, five days before the North celebrated the 85th anniversary of the Korean People's Army with a show of military power, according to Radio Free Asia (a U.S.-based station specializes in North Korea).

The station cited a Korean-Chinese living in the North's capital, who said he left for China late last month after the embassy contacted him. He said he has been visiting China every two to three months but, after being told he should "stay in China for a while," left North Korea a month early.

"The embassy has never given such a warning. I was worried and left the country in a hurry," said the man, whose name was withheld.

But he said that most Korean-Chinese residents in Pyongyang were ignoring the message.

The city's "peaceful" atmosphere, despite the global crisis due to the state's threats involving missiles and nuclear tests, might have kept them unaware of the situation, he added.

The embassy's warning indicates that China is worried that the saber-rattling North and U.S. moves to destabilize the Kim Jong-un regime might affect Chinese citizens abroad.

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Jim Sampson's picture

Wait... they like it there? Or is it that they will die if they try to go home. Who the fuck moves there!?!?!?

AlaricBalth's picture

I lived in Shanghai for three years. I didn't want to come back to the US.

GUS100CORRINA's picture

China looks to be really "ticked off" concerning behavior of NK.

I believe it is a very clear message.

"YOUR LEADERS HAVE MADE YOUR BED FOR YOU, NOW LAY IN IT!!!!"

Truly sad situation.

wee-weed up's picture

Unleash hell... coming soon...

Manthong's picture

Gee, is that anything like N Americanos should get their asses out of Mexico because it is savage and poorly ruled?

Go to Mexico City..  it is a beautiful place replete with great architecture, a bunch of great people and a cop on every corner slinging an M-16.

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"The city's "peaceful" atmosphere, despite the global crisis due to the state's threats involving missiles and nuclear tests, might have kept them unaware of the situation, he added."

*face palm*

Maybe it has something to do with state-run television, state-controlled newspapers, and no internet.

philipat's picture

You forgot no Mobile phones (I had to leave mine at the airport when I visited) and no private cars other than those owned by the animals who are more equal than the ordinary animals. That does make for a "peaceful" feeling.....

AVmaster's picture

It's always peaceful there because there's nothing there...

No cars, planes, phones, tv's, people, etc etc etc....

Archibald Buttle's picture

sounds a lot like where i live, and we have a metric shit-ton of mobile phones and private cars. well, the cars pale in comparison to the SUVs and pickup trucks, but that is really irrelevant to my point. and lots of really big teevees. and facefuck. and animals that are more equal than the ordinary animals as well. exceptional, indeed.

DownWithYogaPants's picture

Perhaps you should not take what he said so negatively about the USa.  Will all the snowflake / millienial / SJW etc the USA is not what it used to be unfortunately.  Truely so. He may have had those thoughts for all the wrong reasons or not but I can tell you for instance the US chubby women all think they are princesses.  All that strange unnatural stuff has been taken too far....like trannies in the women's bathroom.

Xena fobe's picture

Well you do have a point there!

shamus001's picture

My wife is 105lbs and still sexy at age 41! :P

divingengineer's picture

You pimping her out or just bragging?

Fake Trump's picture

Depending on which Janet. Actually I don't mind the BIG one for a change. Try anything once.

Archibald Buttle's picture

is her name janet? cuz thats my girlfriends name. just wondering...

GodSpeed_00's picture

Shanghai is not North Korea tho.

Xena fobe's picture

Chinese are pillaging and plundering in every corner of the globe. 

HopefulCynic's picture

"The USA since it's inception has been pillaging and plundering in every corner of the globe."

 

There FIFY now it is more in tune with reality than your delusional stupidity. 

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Every super-power has.

Xena's comment was not wrong, nor was yours... well, the first part, I mean.

Fake Trump's picture

And yet they are bankrupt. 

Nexus789's picture

They are just doing it better and on a bigger scale.

lost username's picture

With China's one child policy there are few women to go around. Would guess that most Chinese are there for female companions and even have children there. If you go back to the basics and success/money isn't really available in your tiny village-- a nice wife and kids is actually a win.

TheEndIsNear's picture

Maybe things are cheaper there? Prostitutes?

techpriest's picture

Wait... they like it there? Or is it that they will die if they try to go home. Who the fuck moves there!?!?!?

Some (state-owned) companies in China have business there. Otherwise it's not such a great place - not much in the way of electricity, internet, etc.

lolmao500's picture

Meanwhile, the North's bitch, Moon, is about to be elected in South Korea... this will create some epic fights between US-SKorea governments.

Laughing.Man's picture

I'd be amused to hear of Korean MSM blaming Russia for hacking their elections.

silverer's picture

When you know you've got a billion countrymen with an AK that might be heading your way, you want to get out of the way.

Laughing.Man's picture

Just dump the USD and all this nonsense will come to a screeching halt.

yogibear's picture

Only way to take down the US is economically.

divingengineer's picture

Several have tried. Remember the BRICS?
They are in the shithouse now.
Good luck to 'y matey!

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Gadaffi and Hussein weren't China and Russia, though.

aurum4040's picture

They are in the shithouse on paper and in the West's interpretation. Russia and China certainly aren't. Brazil and India are fucked right now but it won't last. The bottom line is the US is the weakest country among the BRICS. Citizen to Citizen, hard asset to hard asset, debt to debt - no contest. Also  the vast majority of Americans are the biggest pussies on the planet who have no clue what it means to survive a hard time or to fight for their lives. All it would take is a simulataneous mid size EMP and a UST dump and we would never recover superpower status.  Alot less would also result in same. 

Archibald Buttle's picture

much less indeed. and "the vast majority of americans (who) are the biggest pussies on the planet..." will never see it coming.

LetThemEatRand's picture

So the people of the People's Republic of China told the people of the People's Republic of North Korea to go back for the sake of the people?

Dancing Disraeli's picture

Give Japan nukes (if they don't already have 'em), and gtfo.

MontgomeryScott's picture

Fukushima Dai Ichi's 'currently undergoing planned shut-down and maintainence', but Fukushima Dai-INI is still 'up and running' (just in case you are worried about the supply of Depleted Uranium/239 that will be coating the 'bunker-buster' shells and tank rounds that the 'ALLIES' use).

MOAR WOAR!

apoplectic query's picture

The headline would lead you to believe this is a new, scary development, but it's from TWO WEEKS AGO.

MontgomeryScott's picture

Tells us ALL, you sage of the 'news': WHEN did YOU first hear of this?

    RIGHT NOW, I think.

STFU, and GTFOOH with your smartass smarmy commentary (get out of the way for those who are smart enough to be able to put past events and revelations in a current or future tense).

Xena fobe's picture

I did a quick search and the headline is on several MSM outlets dated 5/1 - 5/3.  Nothing from 2 weeks ago.  Perhaps it was a suggestion two weeks ago but is now a recommendation or order?

EconoIdiot's picture

Mankinds way of material management.  Sometimes you are just not lucky enough to avoid a dog fight.

cougar_w's picture

Most likely China is worried that if they put the screws to the NorKs (cut off oil and aid, for example) then Chinese ex-pats there will be punished. You know, that whole anti-aircraft-gun-firing-squad-at-dawn business the NorKs seem to love.