After South Korea and the US held militarily exercises together, North Korea cancelled a meeting with the South and threatened to cancel the Summit with the US. China has now stepped in, urging North Korea to continue ahead with its planned meeting in Singapore.
If you’re running a business and thinking about exporting technology to Iran or North Korea, you may want to talk to Chinese telecommunications company ZTE first. ZTE has halted its main operations after US authorities cut off its access to American suppliers.
The nation of Taiwan — recognised as such by only 19 other nations in the world — has functioned independently of China since 1949. Not wanting any part of Chairman Mao’s Communist party, the Chinese government of that time fled to Taiwan. And the Taiwanese have been separated from what China maintains is their homeland ever since.
What a difference a year makes. At this time last year, North Korean leader Kim Jong-un was busily threatening neighbours far and near with nuclear annihilation. Now Kim has told a visiting Chinese diplomat that he is committed to denuclearisation
Rather than keeping their cards face down until they are ready to announce their findings, it seems every opportunity is taken to release sensitive details of their investigation. Especially when those details help tarnish US President Donald Trump.