Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi is set to travel to Pyongyang next week. Photo: EPA-EFE

Chinese foreign minister to visit North Korea ahead of possible fifth trip to China by Kim Jong-un in October

  • Three-day trip is ‘an important follow-up action for China and the DPRK to implement the consensus of top leaders ... and promote bilateral relations’, ministry spokesman says
  • China ‘willing to play a constructive role in realising the denuclearisation of the [Korean] peninsula’
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Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi is set to travel to Pyongyang next week. Photo: EPA-EFE
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A ballistic missile being launched from an unknown location in North Korea early on July 31. Photo: Handout via AFP

North Korea tests ‘super-large multiple rocket launcher’, Trump ‘not happy’ about it

  • North Korea fired what appeared to be two short-range ballistic missiles into the sea off its east coast, the South Korean military said
  • Analysts said it appeared to be at least the fourth new missile system unveiled by North Korea since stalled denuclearisation talks in February
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A ballistic missile being launched from an unknown location in North Korea early on July 31. Photo: Handout via AFP
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