AJ Impact

Slipping away? US-China trade deal appears elusive at G20 summit

A US official describes the tone from Chinese negotiators as 'negative' as Trump and Xi prepare for crucial meeting.

Slipping away? US-China trade deal appears elusive at G20 summit

AJ Impact

Deal or no deal? Risks of deepening trade war loom at G20 talks

The US accused China of reneging on promises. China accused the US of 'economic terrorism'. Can Trump & Xi make a deal?

Deal or no deal? Risks of deepening trade war loom at G20 talks

North Korea

Stop mediating between North Korea and US: Pyongyang to Seoul

Comments come amid hopes that stalled talks over nuclear disarmament between the two countries could be revived.

Stop mediating between North Korea and US: Pyongyang to Seoul

AJ Impact

US aims to restart China trade talks at G20 summit: Reuters

Washington reportedly wants Beijing to offer the same concessions it did before talks on the trade war broke down.

US aims to restart China trade talks at G20 summit: Reuters

North Korea

North Korea lauds China ties as Xi wraps up trip

Xi travels through Pyongyang in open-top car with Kim Jong Un as two leaders celebrate two countries' close friendship.

North Korea lauds China ties as Xi wraps up trip

AJ Impact

WTO chief hopes Trump and Xi meet at G20 to resolve trade issues

WTO director general says G20 economies are imposing trade barriers at a rate well above the historical average.

WTO chief hopes Trump and Xi meet at G20 to resolve trade issues

China

'Special relationship' in focus as China's Xi visits North Korea

Denuclearisation and economic issues to top agenda as Xi Jinping visits Pyongyang before his meeting with Donald Trump.

'Special relationship' in focus as China's Xi visits North Korea

Asia Pacific

China's Xi arrives in North Korea, set to hold talks with Kim

Xi is the first Chinese leader to visit the reclusive country in 14 years amid renewed tension on the Korean Peninsula.

China

China's Xi backs North Korea in op-ed for Pyongyang paper

Beijing supports Pyongyang's 'correct direction' in solving issues on the Korean Peninsula, Xi writes before the trip.

China's Xi backs North Korea in op-ed for Pyongyang paper

AJ Impact

Trump: US to restart trade talks with China

Many sticking points remain, but top negotiators are set to meet in preparation for the G20 summit later in June.

Trump: US to restart trade talks with China

Asia Pacific

China's Xi Jinping to make first official trip to North Korea

The Chinese president to visit his reclusive ally this week before meeting US president at the G20 summit.

China's Xi Jinping to make first official trip to North Korea

North Korea

China's President Xi to visit North Korea this week

North Korea's Kim Jong Un has visited China four times since March 2018 but it will be Xi's first trip to Pyongyang.

China's President Xi to visit North Korea this week

AJ Impact

Tit-for-tat: China ready to respond if US escalates trade war

China's foreign ministry says Beijing will 'resolutely respond and fight to the end' if US ramps up trade war.

Tit-for-tat: China ready to respond if US escalates trade war

AJ Impact

Trump to hit China with new tariffs if no deal at G20

As US-China trade war continues, stock markets on Monday cheered the US-Mexico deal on migration.

Trump to hit China with new tariffs if no deal at G20

China

China's Xi Jinping visits 'best friend' Vladimir Putin

The leaders praised their countries' ties as Russia and China seek to shore up cooperation amid tensions with the US.

China's Xi Jinping visits 'best friend' Vladimir Putin