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.
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.
President Donald Trump's Asia trip was an opportunity for the US to showcase itself as the supreme global power. Instead, President Xi Jinping grabbed the limelight and presented China as the new 'world leader.'
He spewed fire from afar, but once in Beijing, he was meek. Donald Trump's first trip to Asia highlighted one thing: the US president has very little desire to compete with China, says DW's Thomas Latschan.
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