US President Donald Trump and Chinese President Xi Jinping. Trump said ‘after listening for 10 minutes [to Xi], I realised it’s not so easy’ for Beijing to influence North Korea. Photo: Xinhua
Phar Kim Beng
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Asian Angle by Phar Kim Beng

How Xi and Abe will interpret Trump’s North Korea call with Duterte

The US president’s leaked chat with Philippine leader sends different messages to China and Japan – and not only about the location of US nuclear submarines

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US President Donald Trump and Chinese President Xi Jinping. Trump said ‘after listening for 10 minutes [to Xi], I realised it’s not so easy’ for Beijing to influence North Korea. Photo: Xinhua
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