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US blacklists China bank for helping North Korea - The Asian Age;

US blacklists China bank for helping North Korea - The Asian Age

The Asian AgeUS blacklists China bank for helping North KoreaThe Asian AgeThe move is being seen as part of the Trump administration's effort to prevent North Korea from obtaining nuclear weapons and missiles. Steven Mnuchin. Washington: The US has blacklisted a Chinese bank and slapped sanctions on two Chinese individuals ...and more »

Trump shifts from provoking to engaging to pressuring China - WTOP;

Trump shifts from provoking to engaging to pressuring China - WTOP

WTOPTrump shifts from provoking to engaging to pressuring ChinaWTOPWASHINGTON (AP) — The White House is suddenly engaged in a multipronged pressure campaign against Beijing, born of frustration with the limited results of China's much-touted cooperation on ending North Korea's nuclear threat. On Thursday, the ...and more »

US, Japan Equip Long-Range Missiles on Warplanes in Case of North Korean Nuclear Test - Breitbart News;

US, Japan Equip Long-Range Missiles on Warplanes in Case of North Korean Nuclear Test - Breitbart News

Breitbart NewsUS, Japan Equip Long-Range Missiles on Warplanes in Case of North Korean Nuclear TestBreitbart NewsThe U.S. and Japan have equipped their warplanes with long-range Joint Air-to-Surface Standoff Missiles (JASSM), ideal weapons for taking out targets such as North Korea's mobile missile launchers from great distances. South Korean defense officials ...and more »

Three ways Trump put China on notice over North Korea this week - The San Diego Union-Tribune;

Three ways Trump put China on notice over North Korea this week - The San Diego Union-Tribune

The San Diego Union-TribuneThree ways Trump put China on notice over North Korea this weekThe San Diego Union-TribuneFILE - In this Friday, April 7, 2017 file photo, U.S. President Donald Trump gestures as he and Chinese President Xi Jinping walk together after their meetings at Mar-a-Lago in Palm Beach, Fla. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon, File). Luis GomezContact Reporter.and more »

Trump took over the “education” of Pyongyang - www.MICEtimes.asia (press release);

Trump took over the “education” of Pyongyang - www.MICEtimes.asia (press release)

www.MICEtimes.asia (press release)Trump took over the “education” of Pyongyangwww.MICEtimes.asia (press release)US patience to the actions of the authorities of North Korea came to an end, and so the Americans are going to take some serious action, forcing the DPRK to stop nuclear and missile tests. This was stated by the President of the United States Donald ...and more »

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China "outraged" by $1.42 bln planned US arms sales to Taiwan - Economic Times

Economic TimesChina "outraged" by $1.42 bln planned US arms sales to TaiwanEconomic TimesBEIJING: China urged the United States to revoke immediately its "wrong decision" to sell Taiwan $1.42 billion worth of arms, saying it contradicted a "consensus" President Xi Jinping reached with his counterpart, Donald Trump, in talks in April in ...and more »

China-US relations sour - The Daily Star;

China-US relations sour - The Daily Star

The Daily StarChina-US relations sourThe Daily StarRelations between China and the United States soured yesterday as Beijing fumed over US arms sales to Taiwan and US sanctions against a Chinese bank linked to North Korea. The sudden US actions and China's angry response mark a break from the ...and more »

Malaysia Stops Issuing Permits for North Korean Workers, Official Says - benarnews;

Malaysia Stops Issuing Permits for North Korean Workers, Official Says - benarnews

benarnewsMalaysia Stops Issuing Permits for North Korean Workers, Official SaysbenarnewsA Malaysian police car is parked outside the North Korean embassy in Kuala Lumpur, March 12, 2017. AFP. Malaysian authorities have deported all North Korean workers and stopped issuing work permits for citizens from communist nation, a senior ...and more »

Trump to Xi: The Honeymoon Is Over - The American Interest

Trump to Xi: The Honeymoon Is OverThe American InterestThree months after their friendly Mar-a-Lago summit, the honeymoon between Donald Trump and Xi Jinping may officially be over. Signs of tension have been accumulating for weeks, from Rex Tillerson's threat of secondary sanctions over North Korea to ...and more »

The need for a new US policy toward North Korea - People's World;

The need for a new US policy toward North Korea - People's World

People's WorldThe need for a new US policy toward North KoreaPeople's WorldU.S. Air Force nuclear-capable B-1B bombers, left, and second left, and South Korean F-15k fighter jets fly over the Korean Peninsula on June 20. The United States flew the two supersonic bombers over the Korean Peninsula in a show of force against ...and more »

US Sanctions Chinese Bank Over N. Korea - One America News Network (press release);

US Sanctions Chinese Bank Over N. Korea - One America News Network (press release)

One America News Network (press release)US Sanctions Chinese Bank Over N. KoreaOne America News Network (press release)U.S.Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin announces measures taken to maximize pressure on North Korea to abandon its weapons programs during a press briefing at the White House in Washington, U.S., June 29, 2017. (REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque).and more »

Trump reverses US policy on China - New Kerala

Trump reverses US policy on ChinaNew KeralaNew York [U.S.], June 30 : President Donald Trump's honeymoon period with Chinese President Xi Jinping has ended abruptly as U.S. has entered into a $1.4 billion arms sale deal to Taiwan, labeled China one of the world's worst human traffickers and ...and more »

China sanguine as Trump-Xi 'bromance' sours over North Korea, Taiwan - Reuters;

China sanguine as Trump-Xi 'bromance' sours over North Korea, Taiwan - Reuters

ReutersChina sanguine as Trump-Xi 'bromance' sours over North Korea, TaiwanReutersBEIJING (Reuters) - China reacted relatively calmly on Friday after a series of diplomatic broadsides by the United States, expressing anger over new arms sales by Washington to Taiwan but hoping ties could soon be brought back on track. U.S. officials ...and more »

China calls latest US measures over North Korea “errors” - NK News;

China calls latest US measures over North Korea “errors” - NK News

NK NewsChina calls latest US measures over North Korea “errors”NK NewsThe Thursday imposition of U.S. measures on a Chinese bank, entity and individuals for links to North Korea could affect bilateral cooperation on the matter, a Chinese Ministry of Foreign Affairs spokesperson warned on Friday. The comments were made at ...and more »

Administration calls China's bluff on North Korea - Fairfield Daily Republic

Administration calls China's bluff on North KoreaFairfield Daily RepublicThe Trump administration on Thursday announced secondary sanctions against Chinese entities accused of aiding North Korea's illicit nuclear and missile programs. The action is a sharp turn in President Donald Trump's approach to China and the ...and more »

REFILE-Blacklisted China bank cited as a North Korea conduit to global finance - Reuters UK

REFILE-Blacklisted China bank cited as a North Korea conduit to global financeReuters UKBEIJING, June 30 Washington's move to shut off Bank of Dandong from the U.S. financial system punishes a small regional Chinese lender with what U.S. authorities say has been an outsized exposure to North Korea and its banned nuclear and missile ...and more »

US blacklists China bank over N. Korea - The Japan News

US blacklists China bank over N. KoreaThe Japan NewsThe Associated PressWASHINGTON (AP) — The United States has blacklisted a small Chinese bank accused of illicit dealings with North Korea, escalating the pressure on Beijing to rein in its wayward ally amid increased signs of frustration among U.S. ...and more »

Trump sanctions Chinese bank to rein in North Korea - KTVZ;

Trump sanctions Chinese bank to rein in North Korea - KTVZ

KTVZTrump sanctions Chinese bank to rein in North KoreaKTVZWASHINGTON (CNNMoney) - The Trump administration on Thursday moved to block a Chinese bank with alleged illicit financial ties to North Korea from gaining access to the U.S. banking system. In an effort to increase pressure on North Korea to curb its ...and more »

China condemns US sanctions over 'North Korea funding' - BBC News;

China condemns US sanctions over 'North Korea funding' - BBC News

BBC NewsChina condemns US sanctions over 'North Korea funding'BBC NewsChina has reacted angrily to a US decision to impose sanctions on a Chinese bank accused of laundering North Korean money. A foreign ministry spokesman urged the US to "stop wrongful actions" to avoid harming co-operation. The US announced the ...and more »

Donald Trump-Xi Jinping honeymoon over: US sells arms to Taiwan, sanctions Chinese bank over North Korea - Firstpost;

Donald Trump-Xi Jinping honeymoon over: US sells arms to Taiwan, sanctions Chinese bank over North Korea - Firstpost

FirstpostDonald Trump-Xi Jinping honeymoon over: US sells arms to Taiwan, sanctions Chinese bank over North KoreaFirstpostIn a series of quick blows aimed at Beijing, US president Donald Trump's administration has seemingly reversed its China policy, signalling a new tumultuous phase in the relations between the two world's biggest economies. Within the span of a week ...and more »