The value of the gifts exceeds the limit allowed under U.N. sanctions.
If Trump insists on meeting, he must be prepared either to agree to a long negotiating process that will play into Kim's hands, or to admit failure, and consider military force.
China's new defense chief chose Russia for his first visit and pledged support at a time when Moscow's relationship with the West has deteriorated.
North Korean supreme leader Kim Jong Un plans to pit the U.S. and China against one another in a game he thinks only he can win.
China is holding drills bigger and more frequent than before at a time when it's making it clear that it will take Taiwan back by force if necessary.
Over 10,000 Chinese marines traveled across the country for battle exercises as they prepared for threats at home and abroad.
A Chinese researcher was awarded for her achievements in "electromagnetic launching technology."
A top Chinese government spokesman channeled civil rights leader Martin Luther King Jr. to urge greater communication with the U.S.
Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte said he has "no more ambition" and will step down two years early, in 2020.
The word "emigration" is banned to stop people speaking about fleeing.
China said the constitution had been "continuously improved" since being adopted in 1954 by Mao Zedong, to whom Xi Jinping has been compared.
China's long-term global economic and security goals fit in line with a victory for Syrian President Bashar al-Assad.
"War is not far from us," warned China's official military outlet.
A Chinese general facing corruption charges committed suicide in November.
China and Russia have urged a peaceful solution to the nuclear crisis with North Korea, but if the U.S. invades, they're preparing to fight.
Beijing's man in Moscow said the key to Russia and China's relationship was their mutual abandonment of Cold War logic.
China does not believe in the arms race, a military analyst said.
You now have to be atheist to get social assistance.
Trump's vision of world trade sees countries looking after their own self-interest in the pursuit of the best possible deal.