17 May 2019

US - North Korea tension simmers

From Nine To Noon, 9:49 am on 17 May 2019
North Korean leader Kim Jong Un and US President Donald Trump.

Photo: AFP

Asia correspondent, Edward White examines the rising tension between the US and North Korea after a return by by Kim Jong Un to weapons testing and a revelation from the US that it has seized a North Korean freighter.

Also China and the US are back to trading blows over trade with new a new hike in tariffs from Washington coming into force.