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Larry Kudlow, President Donald Trump's top economic adviser, said Wednesday that the biggest impediment to a US-China trade deal was Chinese President Xi Jinping. Currently, the US and China are embroiled in a trade war over Trump's recent tariffs.
A Chinese woman who poured ink over a Xi Jinping poster has been missing for 2 weeks, and her father was reportedly detained
Dong Yaoqiong posted a video on July 4 of herself protesting Xi Jinping and the Chinese Communist Party, pouring ink on a poster of the Chinese president's face in Shanghai. Her father and the artist Hua Yong were detained after demanding to know her whereabouts, Radio Free Asia reported.
Here are all the US states that ship more than $1 billion worth of goods to China that would be slammed by tariffs
Business Insider used US Commerce Department data to determine the number of tariff-eligible goods from each state shipped to China in 2017. Texas lead the way with Louisiana coming up right behind.
China’s largest social network has blocked all mentions of John Oliver after the talk-show host criticized Xi Jinping
On his HBO show, "Last Week Tonight," John Oliver criticized Xi Jinping's consolidation of power and promulgation of allegations of human-rights abuses. Chinese internet companies regularly censor content that they believe could jeopardize the country's political stability.
North Korean leader Kim Jong Un has made his third visit to China since March. Kim has landed in Beijing for a two day visit which reiterates China's role as a crucial ally of North Korea, which could be a crucial relationship to keep on side as President Donald Trump seeks denuclearization.
A few days after the US election, China’s Xi Jinping gave an ominous warning to Obama — and to Trump
"We prefer to have a good relationship with the United States," Chinese President Xi Jinping told US President Barack Obama. "That is good for the world. But every action will have a reaction."
China has repeatedly proposed a 'dual suspension' initiative for North Korea, in which Pyongyang suspends its nuclear programme in exchange for the US and South Korea to suspend joint military exercises. Trump appears to have come around to that view by proposing in Singapore to halt war games.
President Donald Trump is starting to backtrack on the China trade agreement just days after praising the deal. The reason is unclear but it may have to do with the breakdown of North Korea summit talks and the heavy criticism of the deal from both parties.
Trump calls out China for helping North Korea — and it highlights how Kim Jong Un is winning the talks
ANALYSIS: If Kim Jong Un's diplomacy has bought him more economic support from China, then he's gained a massive boost for the talks. If Kim drives a wedge between Washington and Beijing, there's little else President Trump can do to pressure North Korea besides war.
China's firm stance and refusal to budge apparently didn't scrap the talks, as Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin emerged Saturday saying the trade war and associated tariffs were, for now, "on hold."