nuclear testing

How Great is China’s Influence Over Pyongyang?

China urged North Korea to cease its nuclear and missile tests during a meeting with a military envoy in Beijing last month, a source tells Reuters, who described the meeting as “terse:” Beijing tried to convince...

Editor Suspended for North Korea Article

The editor of a prominent Party journal has been suspended because of an op-ed he wrote for The Financial Times following Pyongyang’s defiant third nuclear test in February. From Jane Perlez at The New York Times: The...

Some Chinese Souring on Being N. Korea’s Best Friend

According to Reuters, North Korea has told China that it is prepared to stage one or two more nuclear tests this year. This information emerged after China’s condemnation of North Korea’s underground nuclear tests....

Netizen Voices: Fear of Radiation from North Korea

After North Korea’s nuclear test yesterday, Chinese netizens have voiced concern that radiation could reach across the border. Rumors about nuclear pollution in the northeast continue to surface, but to date the government has...

China Condemns North Korean Nuclear Test

North Korea detonated a third nuclear weapon in an underground test on Tuesday, defying Chinese calls for restraint and bringing swift condemnation from the U.N. and national governments. From Justin McCurry and Tania Branigan...

China Backs UN Statement Against Rocket Launch

China joined the rest of the UN Security Council on Monday in backing a statement condemning North Korea’s failed rocket launch last week, calling for harsher sanctions and warning of “further consequences” in...

Revolt Stirs Among China’s Nuclear Ghosts

Survivors of China’s nuclear tests in the Gobi Desert, which may have killed 190,000, are demanding compensation. The Time reports: They talk of picking up radioactive debris with their bare hands, of sluicing down bombers...



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