Several ships carrying cargoes of sorghum from the United States to China have changed course since Beijing slapped hefty anti-dumping deposits on US imports of the grain, trade sources and a Reuters analysis of export and shipping data showed.
The US Air Force is awarding almost $1 billion (£700m) to Lockheed Martin to develop a hypersonic missile as it tries to keep up with recent strides made by Russia and China in building ever faster weapons.
China wants to establish a military base on a tiny Pacific island of Vanuatu, located about 1,200 miles from Australia, a report said, amid growing concern about Beijing's increasing influence in the region.
Schools in South Korea are replacing outdoor exercise sessions with indoor virtual sports as air pollution reaches critical levels, in the form of a toxic haze that originates in China and blankets much of the Korean Peninsula for weeks on end.
China is joining the world’s leading technological powers as its research and development capabilities mean it is leaving behind its previous status as a second-tier industrial economy, the International Monetary Fund believes.
North Korea has released a young mother who was expected to be sentenced to life in a prison camp, in an unusual move that offers rare hope for a potential improvement in human rights during an ongoing thaw of international diplomatic ties.
President Donald Trump predicted on Sunday that China would take down its trade barriers, expressing optimism despite escalating trade tensions between the world's two largest economies that have roiled global markets in the past week.