One week after Trump summit, China’s Xi Jinping sends envoy to N. Korea

One week after Trump summit, China’s Xi Jinping sends envoy to N. Korea

by WorldTribune Staff, November 15, 2017 Chinese President Xi Jinping this week plans to dispatch an envoy to North Korea amid frayed relations between the communist allies. Song Tao, the head of the international department at the Central Committee of the Communist Party of China (CPC), will visit Pyongyang on Nov. 17, one week after […]

‘Donald the Strong’: Average Chinese take a liking to Trump

‘Donald the Strong’: Average Chinese take a liking to Trump

by WorldTribune Staff, November 13, 2017 U.S. President Donald Trump’s straight-talking political style and deal-making ability have won him a legion of new admirers in China. His Chinese fans refer to him as “Uncle Trump,” “Grand Commander” and “Donald the Strong.” After Trump’s visit to the Forbidden City last week with President Xi Jinping, one […]

In blow to U.S. alliance, South Korea’s foreign minister assures China on THAAD, Japan ties

In blow to U.S. alliance, South Korea’s foreign minister assures China on THAAD, Japan ties

by WorldTribune Staff, November 10, 2017 South Korean Foreign Minister Kang Kyung-Wha, in a bow to China, has said Seoul will not seek any more deployments of the U.S. THAAD missile defense system. Kang also assured that the South will not join the U.S. missile defense networks nor seek a trilateral alliance involving Japan, Yonhap […]

Pro-Trump spin in Beijing: Pushes beyond ‘own boundaries’ and ‘more honest’ than Obama

Pro-Trump spin in Beijing: Pushes beyond ‘own boundaries’ and ‘more honest’ than Obama

by WorldTribune Staff, November 9, 2017 U.S. President Donald Trump has a “big ego” but he is “more honest” than former President Barack Obama, Beijing residents told the independently run South China Morning Post in a Nov. 8 feature. “As a 71-year-old man, he is spirited and energetic,” 64-year-old Li Dongsheng, a retired teacher at […]

Report: U.S. intelligence can’t match China’s on summit prep

Report: U.S. intelligence can’t match China’s on summit prep

by WorldTribune Staff, November 8, 2017 Analysts for a special intelligence unit of the Chinese government worked around the clock to compile information on U.S. President Donald Trump that can be used by Chinese President Xi Jinping during Trump’s first visit to China. The unit, code-named Skyheart, consists of some 350 officials who work at […]

China’s Xi in message to North Korea’s Kim calls for ‘sound and stable’ ties

China’s Xi in message to North Korea’s Kim calls for ‘sound and stable’ ties

by WorldTribune Staff, November 2, 2017 China, which has in recent months grown has shown signs of being annoyed with North Korea’s major provocations, said it will remain engaged with Pyongyang to ensure stable relations between the two nations. In a reciprocal message to North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un, Chinese President Xi Jinping said “I […]

Storm clouds in the Far East: In China, a coronation; In Japan, an election

Storm clouds in the Far East: In China, a coronation; In Japan, an election

Special to WorldTribune.com By John J. Metzler UNITED NATIONS — The political optics could not have been more contrasting as China selected its leader and Japan elected its Prime Minister. In a grandiose and stunning setting, draped in the trappings of crimson and gold, 2,300 Chinese Communist Party (CCP) grandees predictably anointed Xi Jinping as […]

Kim Jong-Un sends terse congratulatory message to China’s Xi Jinping

Kim Jong-Un sends terse congratulatory message to China’s Xi Jinping

by WorldTribune Staff, October 26, 2017 North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un sent a brief message of congratulations to Xi Jinping on Oct. 25 after the Chinese leader was elected as general secretary of the Central Committee of the Communist Party of China at the 19th party congress. The message “expressed the conviction that the relations […]

‘China dream’: Xi Jinping proclaims ‘new era’ after silencing U.S.-based billionaire dissident

‘China dream’: Xi Jinping proclaims ‘new era’ after silencing U.S.-based billionaire dissident

by WorldTribune Staff, October 18, 2017 Chinese President Xi Jinping opened the 19th Communist Party Conference on Oct. 18 by pledging to build a “modern socialist country” that will be a “mighty force” in the world. “Through a long period of hard work, socialism with Chinese characteristics has entered a new era, this is a […]

Trump’s North Korea strategy: Peace through (allies’) strength

Trump’s North Korea strategy: Peace through (allies’) strength

Analysis by WorldTribune Staff, September 12, 2017 Since the mid-Twentieth Century, it has fallen to the United States of America to deal with apocalyptic and devastating crises around the world including the World Wars and the Cold War. The emergence on the world stage in 2017 of North Korea — a belligerent communist rogue state […]

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