Chinese think tank launches National Committee for China-US Relations

Recent deterioration in China-US relations has prompted leading Chinese non-governmental think tank The Charhar Institute, headed by Dr Han Fangming, vice chairman of the Foreign Affairs Committee of the Chinese People’s Political Consultative Conference (CPPCC) National Committee, to establish a National Committee for China-US Relations intended as a channel for conflict resolution. The new committee, founded today in a […]

North Korea maintaining its nuclear weapons, UN told

There are signs that North Korea is “still maintaining its nuclear weapons and ballistic missile programs,” Rosemary di Carlo, the United Nations political affairs chief, told the UN Security Council on Monday. She said Yukiya Amano, director-general of the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA), reported in May that “the agency had observed nuclear signatures consistent with […]