Moon Jae-in of South Korea and China Move to Soothe Tensions

President Moon Jae-in spoke with his Chinese counterpart, Xi Jinping, and said he would send a delegation to Beijing to discuss friction over a U.S. antimissile system. Source: World

Chinese Media Is Subdued in the Face of North Korea-U.S. Standoff

Beijing’s relative silence may be an attempt to placate both Kim Jong-un of North Korea and President Trump, and to prevent the Chinese public from panicking. Source: World

U.S.-Trained Official May Shape China’s Response to Trump on Trade

Liu He, the top economic adviser to President Xi Jinping, has argued for more open markets. But his agenda could be overwhelmed by fears of fallout from a trade war. Source: World