Beijing and Pyongyang are in secret talks about the North’s nuclear weapons program, reports said last week.
NBC on Thursday quoted a U.S. government source as saying that China sent its “top nuclear negotiators” to Pyongyang to “communicate the gravity of the situation to the North.” Continue reading
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China deploys fighter jets to South China Sea island as tensions grow
TENSIONS are mounting after satellite images revealed China has deployed two fighter jets to a hotly contested island in the South China Sea.
The images, taken from ImageSat International, show two Chinese Shenyang J-11 fighter jets on Woody Island and have been authenticated by US defence officials.
The island, in the Paracel island chain, is in the South China Sea, which sees more than $5trillion in global trade pass every year.
China’s Foray Into Bhutan Worries India
After intruding into the Indian territory of Ladakh, China has made a foray into Bhutan, India’s neighbor and one of its closest allies, according to an intelligence note in possession of the Indian news channel, Times Now.
The channel reported that China’s People Liberation Army (PLA) had intruded into Bhutan and set up three camps and was carrying out patrols. Continue reading