BEIJING — South Korea urged North Korea on Wednesday to present a plan with concrete steps toward denuclearization, raising the pressure on its leader Kim Jong Un as he met with Chinese President Xi Jinping in a visit designed to convey the countries’ growing closeness.
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By Christopher Bodeen The Associated Press
BEIJING — Research by Chinese geologists suggests that the mountain above North Korea’s main nuclear test site has likely collapsed, rendering it unsafe for further testing and requiring that it be monitored for any leaking radiation.
BEIJING — China’s defunct Tiangong 1 space station mostly burned up on re-entry into the atmosphere over the central South Pacific on Monday, Chinese space authorities said.
The experimental space laboratory re-entered around 8:15 a.m. Beijing time, the China Manned Space Engineering Office said.
BEIJING — Canada hopes a trade agreement with China will reflect “Canadian values” in the areas of labour rights, environmental protection and gender equality, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said Monday at the start of a four-day visit to China.
BEIJING — Securing North Korea’s missile launchers and nuclear, chemical and biological weapons sites would likely be a chief priority for China in the event of a major crisis involving its communist neighbour, analysts say, although Beijing so far is keeping mum on any plans.
BEIJING — The top U.S. military officer told his Chinese counterpart Tuesday that the U.S. and China have “many difficult issues” to work through, during a visit that comes amid tensions over North Korea’s missile program, Taiwan and China’s claims in the South China Sea.
BEIJING — U.S. President Donald Trump’s hopes for China’s help with restraining North Korea appear to have gone nowhere, with the two sides growing further apart as their approaches and concerns diverge.
BEIJING — China is rebuilding a major centre of Tibetan Buddhist learning in the country’s west to improve safety and public health, a local official and state media said Tuesday, refuting reports last year that the complex was being demolished and its residents evicted.
BEIJING — China appears to have installed anti-aircraft and anti-missile weapons on its man-made islands in the strategically vital South China Sea, a U.S. security think-tank says, upping the stakes in what many see as a potential Asian powder keg.
BEIJING — The Chinese and Russian navies launched eight days of war games in the South China Sea on Monday, in a sign of growing co-operation between their armed forces against the backdrop of regional territorial disputes.