The astonishing sight of two Korean leaders crossing the border that divides them is just a first step.
No-one knows quite how things will play out, but most likely Xi will bend the norms of the party to allow him to place enough supporters in key posts without completely upending the system.
New film has broken China's box office record while projecting soft power for Beijing.
It's the end of the world (order) as we know it.
Intentionally or not, Trump's approach to North Korea makes more sense than many people think.
European countries are competing against Brussels and each other for China's affections. And that is undermining the EU.
China's conventional military assets are intimidating enough, but its latest technological advances could transform the military balance in its neighbourhood.
A troublesome 'little brother' is exhausting the sympathy on which it heavily relies.
The US's military heft in East Asia may have met its match.
Beijing has traditionally retained its nuclear weapons on a no-first-use basis, but it's ready to deploy them more assertively.
'Little trick' or 'petty action'? The difference matters when translating what China really said about Trump's call with Tsai Ing-wen.