Acting US defence secretary Patrick Shanahan shakes hands with China’d Defence Minister Wei Fenghe on the sidelines of the Shangri-La Dialogue in Singapore. Photo: AP

Calling out Beijing: US ‘gift’ to China shows unenforced North Korea sanctions

  • Acting Pentagon chief Patrick Shanahan surprised Chinese counterpart Wei Fenghe with ‘beautiful’ present during meeting in Singapore
  • What looked like a coffee-table book was actually 32 pages of photos and satellite images of North Korean ships getting and delivering shipments of oil
Topic |   North Korea

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Acting US defence secretary Patrick Shanahan shakes hands with China’d Defence Minister Wei Fenghe on the sidelines of the Shangri-La Dialogue in Singapore. Photo: AP
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US President Donald Trump shakes hands with North Korean leader Kim Jong-un following a meeting in Hanoi, Vietnam, in February. Photo: AFP

Donald Trump says he received ‘beautiful letter’ from North Korea’s Kim Jong-un

  • US president tells reporters ‘I think that something will happen that’s going to be very positive’
  • Referring to reports that Kim’s half-brother was a CIA source, Trump says ‘I wouldn’t let that happen’
Topic |   North Korea

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US President Donald Trump shakes hands with North Korean leader Kim Jong-un following a meeting in Hanoi, Vietnam, in February. Photo: AFP
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