But there is renewed debate over China’s longstanding patronage of its unpredictable neighbor after Shen Zhihua, a well-known Chinese historian, gave a speech on the issue last month. Here are some excerpts.
We also examined what North Korea’s recent military parade revealed about its rapidly growing capabilities.
• Malcolm Turnbull, the prime minister of Australia, above left, said he was “putting Australians first” as he announced plans to replace a special visa category that allows entry to some temporary foreign workers.
“We will no longer allow 457 visas to be passports to jobs that could and should go to Australians,” Mr. Turnbull said.
• As President Trump nears 100 days in the White House, he has shown that while he won office on a populist message, he has drifted away from some of the anti-establishment ideas that animated his campaign.
And his campaign promise to “cancel” the Paris climate deal? Mr. Trump’s most influential policy advisers are now urging him to keep the United States in the 2015 accord.
His efforts to overhaul the U.S. tax code are also in serious jeopardy.
• Prime Minister Theresa May of Britain called for snap elections in a bid to strengthen her hand before what promises to be tough…
click here to read more