US president Donald Trump is being given a warm welcome in China by President Xi Jinping. The two leaders are trying to forge a relationship that encompasses North Korea and trade as primary concerns.
Tensions over North Korea's nuclear ambitions and discord over the THAAD missile defense system are set to dominate the agenda when South Korean President Moon Jae-in meets his Chinese counterpart Xi Jinping this week.
Representatives of the 164 WTO member countries are in Buenos Aires for their biennial meeting. The odds of a breakthrough look grim against the backdrop of Donald Trump's 'America First' policy and discord over China.
Donald Trump is getting the "state visit-plus" experience in Beijing on Wednesday, according to China's US ambassador. But President Xi Jinping will not allow himself to be sidelined by his grandiose guest.
US President Donald Trump has offered to mediate in a territorial dispute over the resource-rich South China Sea. Both China and Vietnam have economic incentives to work out their differences.
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