The US has asked China not to do business with North Korea and clamp down on their ‘illicit’ nuclear and missile programmes.
David Brunnstrom and Matt Spetalnick
While the Trump administration is considering economic and diplomatic measures against North Korea for now, military options are not off the table.
Trump’s new administration vowed to prevent China from taking over the contentious South China Sea, Chinese state media hints at assertive action.
The consensus among officials and analysts inside and out the region is that the ruling will go largely against Beijing.