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China woos Trump family in bid to maintain stable ties with US

Beijing looking to open more direct link with US president to avoid trade war, military confrontation

Mr Trump hugging his family after being sworn in as US president on Jan 20. The access his family enjoys to the president has empowered their role in decision-making.


AT THE Chinese Embassy in Washington last week, Ivanka Trump exited a black SUV with her daughter Arabella and shook the hand of Ambassador Cui Tiankai.

Ivanka and Arabella, who dressed in red for the Chinese New Year celebration on Feb 1, were filmed listening to...

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