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China reiterates calls for South Korea to remove THAAD

Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi reiterated to his South Korean counterpart Beijing’s demand for the removal of the Terminal High Altitude Area Defense (THAAD) anti-missile system, Xinhua news agency said on Thursday. Wang made the comments during a meeting with Kang Kyung-wha on the sidelines...

Trump and China’s President Xi agree on “maximizing pressure” on North Korea, White House

Chinese President Xi Jinping and U.S. President Donald Trump spoke about keeping pressure on North Korea with economic sanctions imposed through the United Nations, the White House said in a statement on Monday. https://twitter.com/BreakingVop/status/909814957256081408

China, Russia begin naval drills near North Korea

China and Russia began naval drills near North Korea on Monday amid continuing tensions over the isolated state's nuclear ambitions and ahead of a United Nations General Assembly meeting this week, where North Korea is likely to loom large.

China has opened $10 billion credit line for Iranian banks

Assisting Tehran with sidestepping an ongoing Washington sanctions regime against the country, China has opened a $10 billion line of credit intended to finance energy, transportation, water and other key Iranian infrastructure projects, Iran's central bank president said Saturday. The contract was signed in Beijing between...

Chinese Navy officers arrive in Vladivostok ahead of joint Russia-China drills

Deputy Commander-in-Chief of China’s Navy Tian Zhong and a group of officers have arrived in the Russian port city of Vladivostok to prepare the second stage of joint naval drills with the Russian Pacific Fleet, according to the fleet’s representative, Vladimir Matveev. Chinese and Russian...

Typhoon Talim brings heavy rain to SW Japan

Southwestern parts of Japan were bracing on Saturday for further heavy rain and high winds as Typhoon Talim moved closer to the country's main islands, having forced the evacuation of more than 200,000 people in China earlier this week. https://twitter.com/VOPnewsroom/status/907617374769213440 The Japan Meteorological Agency issued the...

US urges China, Russia to put more pressure on North Korea

The United States called on all nations, including China and Russia, to step up pressure on North Korea following its latest missile launch Thursday. The missile was launched over Japan into the northern Pacific Ocean, the latest in a series of provocations by Pyongyang. https://twitter.com/BreakingVop/status/908492505196449797 North Korea...

China Navy ships depart for joint drills with Russia

Four Chinese Navy ships have departed for joint drills with Russia. Xinhua news agency says a destroyer, missile frigate, supply ship and submarine rescue ship departed Wednesday from the port of Qingdao, home to China’s north sea fleet. Xinhua said the drills are being held...

China backs UN call for justice in Yemen, US and Saudis are against

China signaled on Wednesday it was willing to back an international inquiry into atrocities in Yemen, as demanded by the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights, but Saudi Arabia and the US said they did not support the idea. UN human rights chief Zeid Ra’ad...

China donates 1,200 tons of rice to South Sudan

The Chinese embassy in South Sudan on Monday handed over 1,250 tons of rice as emergency food aid to the hunger-stricken East African country. The donation is part of 8,800 tons of rice pledged by China in April to help war-torn South Sudan nation fight...

China is reported to be planning to ban bitcoin exchange trading

Beijing is reported to be planning to ban bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies trading on domestic exchanges, according to several media reports. The restriction would come after China prohibited initial coin offerings last week, as by cited RT. “Trading volume would definitely shrink. Old users will...

China to support North Korea in case of war

China will support Pyongyang and North Korea in case of a war with the US, according to reports. Report come from http://news.naver.com/. US Trump government to prevent the removal of tactical nuclear weapons, that the review and NBC have reported on the 8th (local time). He also...

China agrees UN action, and talk, needed to end North Korea crisis

China agreed on Thursday that the United Nations should take more action against North Korea after its latest nuclear test, while also pushing for dialogue to help resolve the standoff. North Korea, which is pursuing its nuclear and missile programs in defiance of international condemnation,...

North Korea tensions can only be resolved through talks, roadmap proposed by Russia & China — Moscow

The situation on the Korean Peninsula is close to a large-scale military confrontation that might have disastrous and unimaginable consequences, Russian Deputy Foreign Minister Igor Morgulov said Wednesday. New possible sanctions will be followed by tougher responses from Pyongyang as the sanctions mechanism has almost...

Putin warns of potential ‘global catastrophe’ in North Korea impasse

Russian President Vladimir Putin said on Tuesday that imposing tougher sanctions on North Korea over its nuclear missile programme would be counter-productive and said threats of military action could trigger “a global catastrophe”. https://twitter.com/VOPnewsroom/status/904981727751409664 Putin, speaking after a BRICs summit in China, criticised U.S. diplomacy in...

China bans North Korean businesses amid sweeping sanctions

On Friday, the Chinese Commerce Ministry banned North Korean individuals and companies from opening or expanding businesses in China, Reuters reports. The move comes after the UN Security Council imposed sanctions on Pyongyang earlier in August. The ban extends to new joint venture enterprises, new wholly-owned...

China, Russia slam US sanctions

Moscow and Beijing have warned the United States over the recent sanctions targeting Russian and Chinese individuals and entities for allegedly doing business with North Korea. Russia says that it is working on a response to the US, saying the language of sanctions is...

New US penalties on Chinese, Russian firms over North Korea

The Trump administration on Tuesday imposed sanctions on 16 mainly Chinese and Russian companies and people “for assisting North Korea’s nuclear and ballistic missile programs and helping the North make money to support those programs.” The penalties are intended to complement new UN Security Council...

US sanctions 16 entities, individuals over North Korea’s nuclear program

The United States on Tuesday announced new sanctions on 16 entities and individuals, mainly from China and Russia, for their alleged ties to North Korea's nuclear weapons program. The designations are in line with a recent U.N. Security Council resolution sanctioning North Korea for its...

Top US general says China needs to increase pressure on North Korea

There is a growing urgency for China to increase pressure on North Korea and the US has the resolve to use the full range of military capabilities to defend itself and its allies, the United States’ top general said on a China visit. North Korea’s...

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