US President Donald Trump’s relationship with North Korean leader Kim Jong-un stumbled in Hanoi in February and US courts continue their pursuit of suspected sanctions busting by Chinese banks. Photo: AP

US urges Beijing to stick to hard line on North Korea sanctions as spotlight falls on three Chinese banks

  • US court demands that banks open their books on trading with Pyongyang
  • Washington has taken more hawkish stand on sanctions against North Korea
Topic |   North Korea

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US President Donald Trump’s relationship with North Korean leader Kim Jong-un stumbled in Hanoi in February and US courts continue their pursuit of suspected sanctions busting by Chinese banks. Photo: AP
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Russian President Vladimir Putin and North Korean leader Kim Jong-un meet in Vladivostok on Thursday. Photo: Reuters

‘Russia and China are helping us’: Trump welcomes ‘progress’ on North Korea

  • US leader says things are going well with North Korea despite Kim Jong-un accusing the US of bad faith
Topic |   North Korea

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Russian President Vladimir Putin and North Korean leader Kim Jong-un meet in Vladivostok on Thursday. Photo: Reuters
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