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Trump says 'big progress' on possible China trade deal

President Donald Trump said he had a “long and very good call” with Chinese President Xi Jinping and that a possible bilateral trade deal was progressing well.

How Vietnam can walk the tightrope of US-China tensions

Vietnam faces the daunting prospect of balancing its relations with the U.S. and China as tensions escalate between the superpowers.

Vietnamese steel, wood firms might gain from US-China trade war

However, experts warn that the US could mete out the same treatment to Vietnam at some point.
June 19, 2018 | 02:00 pm GMT+7

Trump threatens to hit China with new tariffs on $200 billion in goods

The move would be in retaliation for China’s decision to raise tariffs on $50 billion in U.S. goods.
June 19, 2018 | 08:35 am GMT+7

China lowers tariffs, rejects US trade war escalation

The overture came two days after the US said trade sanctions against China were still in the works.
June 04, 2018 | 08:19 am GMT+7

US, China back off on tariffs, easing trade tensions

'The two sides reached a consensus, will not fight a trade war, and will stop increasing tariffs on each other.'
May 21, 2018 | 08:23 am GMT+7

Southeast Asia, Australia 'gravely' concerned by North Korean weapons

North Korea has boasted of its plans to develop a missile capable of hitting the U.S. mainland.
March 18, 2018 | 03:34 pm GMT+7

Cambodia kicks off drills with 'great friend' China as US ties sour

China is Cambodia's largest foreign investor and has poured billions of dollars into infrastructure projects in the country.
March 18, 2018 | 08:31 am GMT+7

Pence raises prospect of talks with N. Korea while applying 'maximum pressure'

The prospect of negotiations comes after months of tension between Pyongyang, Seoul and Washington over North Korea's nuclear and missile programs.
February 13, 2018 | 08:08 am GMT+7

N Korea says no US talks planned at Olympics, Pence vows continued pressure

However, the North's high-ranking delegation will meet South Korean President Moon Jae-in and have lunch with him on Saturday.
February 09, 2018 | 08:12 am GMT+7

Pence heads to Olympics leaving open chance of talks with N Korea officials

A White House official, however, cautioned against 'reading too much' into Pence's comment.
February 07, 2018 | 07:44 am GMT+7

US seeks ship ban over North Korea violations, Moon proposes curtailing drills

South Korea’s President suggested curtailing military exercises with Washington to ease tensions ahead of next year’s Winter Olympics.
December 20, 2017 | 09:47 am GMT+7

China says resurfacing tensions on Korean peninsula regrettable

China has an open attitude on solutions to the North Korean nuclear issue, but that parties should be consultative.
December 04, 2017 | 02:50 pm GMT+7

Trump says N.Korea would 'truly regret' attacking US

But Trump also appeared to be open to diplomacy.
August 12, 2017 | 08:21 am GMT+7

Trump warns North Korea, says 'fire and fury' not tough enough

Trump called on China to do more to resolve crisis.
August 11, 2017 | 08:14 am GMT+7
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