With Alaska in North Korean range, few options for Trump

2017-07-05 06:48

North Korea's test-firing of a missile apparently capable of reaching Alaska underlines the shrinking options for US President Donald Trump to halt Pyongyang's nuclear drive after losing faith in China's mediation efforts.

Protests in Hong Kong as Xi swears in new leader

2017-07-01 11:21

President Xi Jinping swore in new Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam as the politically divided city marked 20 years since it was handed back to China by Britain, with clashes between pro and anti-Beijing protesters close to the ceremony.

China's President Xi arrives in divided Hong Kong

2017-06-29 16:03

President Xi Jinping has arrived in Hong Kong to mark 20 years since its return to China by Britain.

Hong Kong activists hold China protest ahead of Xi trip

2017-06-26 11:36

Protesters drape black flag over a symbolic statue days before visit by Xi Jinping marking 20 years since the handover.

N Korea says Syria airstrikes prove its nukes justified

2017-04-09 18:47

North Korea has vowed to bolster its defences to protect itself against airstrikes like the ones President Donald Trump ordered against an air base in Syria.

Five issues for Xi and Trump's first meeting

2017-04-06 14:12

US President Donald Trump and his Chinese counterpart Xi Jinping have been at odds over a range of issues since the billionaire businessman took office in November.

North Korea fires ballistic missile ahead of Trump-Xi meeting

2017-04-05 05:43

North Korea has fired a ballistic missile, amid worries it may conduct banned nuclear or long-range rocket tests ahead of the summit between US President Donald Trump and his Chinese counterpart Xi Jinping.

Merkel, Xi call for free trade, open markets

2017-03-16 22:06

German Chancellor Angela Merkel and Chinese President Xi Jinping have stressed their commitment to free trade ahead of a G20 finance ministers' meeting.

Xi calls for world without nuclear weapons

2017-01-18 22:30

Nations should strive for a world where nuclear weapons are prohibited and where existing stocks are destroyed, Chinese President Xi Jinping has said.

As Trump era dawns, China aims to become world champion of free trade

2016-11-21 07:02

China is moving after Donald Trump’s election win to claim the mantle of the world’s champion of free trade and the fight against climate change.


Trump urges China to get 'heavy' with North Korea

2017-07-04 06:39

US President Donald Trump said it was time for China to take decisive action against North Korea after Pyongyang's latest ballistic missile launch, urging Beijing to "end this nonsense once and for all".

WATCH: Hong Kong stages biggest military parade in 20 years

2017-06-30 10:59

Tanks, missile launchers and chanting troops greeted President Xi Jinping in a potent display of Chinese military might as part of his landmark visit to politically divided Hong Kong.

Hong Kong activist Joshua Wong held

2017-06-28 17:02

Hong Kong student pro-democracy campaigner Joshua Wong has been detained by police after an anti-China protest ahead of a visit by President Xi Jinping.

In call with Trump, Xi urges 'restraint' on North Korea

2017-04-24 07:59

Chinese President Xi Jinping has urged "restraint" on North Korea during a phone call with US President Donald Trump, days before an American supercarrier is due to arrive in the Korean Peninsula.

Jovial Trump predicts 'very good' relationship with Xi

2017-04-07 16:32

President Donald Trump has predicted a "very great" relationship with China's Xi Jinping as the pair met for the first time and cordiality replaced tough anti-China rhetoric.

China's strongman Xi to meet his match in Trump

2017-04-06 06:24

Chinese President Xi Jinping has spent the past four years putting brash, wealthy politicians and businessmen in jail. Now he will have to sit down and negotiate with one.

Tillerson lauds China-US contacts in meeting with leader Xi

2017-03-19 18:27

Secretary of State Rex Tillerson says the US is looking forward to the first meeting between President Donald Trump and his Chinese counterpart, Xi Jinping.

Trump supports 'One China' policy in first call with Xi

2017-02-10 11:53

US president reaffirms Washington's position recognising China's sovereignty over Taiwan, in a move welcomed by Beijing.

Trump's call inspires hope in Taiwan, concern in Beijing

2016-12-04 14:07

Donald Trump's 10-minute phone call with Taiwan's president has raised the hopes of some Taiwanese that the United States will work more forcefully with the island, but it also inflamed the complex relationships between America, China and Taiwan

Xi says US-China ties at 'hinge moment'

2016-11-20 12:44

Presidents Barack Obama and Xi Jinping have met for the final time, with the Chinese leader warning the period after Donald Trump's election is a "hinge moment" in relations between the two powers.

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