The “Hwasong-12” ballistic missile is launched in North Korea in this photo released by Pyongyang on May 14. Photo: AP

Torn between options, what can China do to rein in North Korea?

Washington wants Beijing to take a tougher line on Pyongyang – including taking action against companies it says support the regime – but China doesn’t want to be seen as caving in to the US, analysts say

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The “Hwasong-12” ballistic missile is launched in North Korea in this photo released by Pyongyang on May 14. Photo: AP
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Laura Zhou

Laura Zhou

Laura Zhou joined the South China Morning Post's Beijing bureau in 2010. She covers China's diplomatic relations and has reported on topics such as Sino-US relations, China-India disputes, and reactions to the North Korea nuclear crisis, as well as other general news.