China hits back at Trump criticism over North Korea

BEIJING (Reuters) - China hit back on Monday after U.S. President Donald Trump tweeted he was "very disappointed" in China following North Korea's latest missile test, saying the problem did not arise in China and that all sides need to work for a solution. ( read original story ...)

Beijing now repaying its green debt

A tourist poses for a photo in front of a sea of sunflowers at the Olympic Forest Park in Beijing on July 4. [Photo/VCG] TWO URBAN VILLAGES in the southeast and northwest corners of Beijing-one that was known for its polluting low-end processing ... ( read original story ...)

China says US and North Korea are key to peace _ not Beijing

The United States and North Korea hold "the primary responsibility" for de-escalating tensions and negotiating peace on the Korean Peninsula — not China, Beijing's U.N. ambassador said Monday. Liu Jieyi said that if Washington and Pyongyang refuse to ... ( read original story ...)

Viral essay on ‘no warmth’ Beijing life censored

A candid opinion piece describing how Chinese people are merely "pretending to have a life" in Beijing appears to have become the target of government censorship. The essay, entitled "Beijing has 20 million people pretending to have a life", describes how ... ( read original story ...)

China criticizes British freedom of navigation mission plans

A look at recent developments in the South China Sea, where China is pitted against smaller neighbors in multiple disputes over islands, coral reefs and lagoons in waters crucial for global commerce and rich in fish and potential oil and gas reserves ... ( read original story ...)

Chinese official says no link between US trade and N. Korea

BEIJING — A senior Chinese trade official said Monday the issue of China-U.S. trade should be kept separate from the issue of North Korean security threats, pushing back on statements from President Donald Trump. Vice Commerce Minister Qian Keming's ... ( read original story ...)