Donald Trump has broken short from Independence Day celebrations to aim his Twitter fire at mocking the latest Kim Jong-un missile test for having "nothing better to do", hours after his dictatorship launched a ballistic rocket into waters near Japan.

Donald Trump tweeted: “North Korea has just launched another missile. Does this guy have anything better to do with his life?”

Donald Trump tweeted: “North Korea has just launched another missile. Does this guy have anything better to do with his life?”

He followed his jibe by hypothesizing that China - North Korea's closest ally and largest financial partner - would “put a heavy move on North Korea and end this nonsense once and for all!”

He likewise claimed that Japan and South Korea, which are currently within range of North Korea's weapons, were lacking patience with the unstable actions of North Korea.

North Korea stated it had tested its first intercontinental ballistic missile - an advancement that if verified might move Kim Jong-un's regime closer to being able to strike the United States.

Overseeing Kim Jong-Un Missile Test

Pictures said to show Kim Jong-un at today’s missile launch

The irony of Trump motivating Kim to better utilise his time more wisely will not be lost on his critics.

Donald Trump has been widely taunted in recent days over his Twitter "body-slamming" of CNN and his squabble with Joe Scarborough and Mika Brzezinski, hosts of MSNBC's Morning Joe politics show.

One Twitter user reacted to Trump's tweets by rating his Twitter preferences, with "harassing women" on top.

Just what Donald Trump anticipates China to do to put North Korea in line had not been clear from his tweets.

Throughout his 6 months of his presidency, he has regularly established Beijing being in the best position to apply pressure on the regime to abandon Kim Jong-un missile test programs.

In reaction to Trump's calls to apply even more financial and political pressures on Pyongyang, China has repetitively claimed its control over North Korea is restricted and that they are doing all they can.

“The tremendous and important efforts that China has made are visible to all,” Wang Yi, China’s foreign minister, informed the Rex Tillerson, US secretary of state, in Beijing earlier in the year.

​Wang Yi prompted all parties, "including our friends from the United States", to take on the situation in a cool-headed fashion.

Kim Jong-Un Missile Test Timeline

April 13, 2012: North launches what it has said is a long-range rocket to put a satellite into orbit, but it disintegrates soon after blast-off.

December 12, 2012: North launches a multi-stage rocket and successfully places an Earth observational satellite in orbit.

February 12, 2013: Conducts its third underground nuclear test.

January 6, 2016: North conducts its fourth underground nuclear test, which it says was of a hydrogen bomb — a claim doubted by most experts.

March 9, 2016: Kim Jong-Un claims the North has successfully miniaturised a thermo-nuclear warhead

April 23, 2016: North test-fires a submarine-launched ballistic missile.

July 8: US and South Korea announce plans to deploy an advanced missile defence system — THAAD (Terminal High Altitude Area Defense).

August 3, 2016: North Korea fires a ballistic missile directly into Japan’s maritime economic zone for the first time.

September 9, 2016: Fifth nuclear test.

March 6, 2017: North fires four ballistic missiles in what it says is an exercise to hit US bases in Japan.

March 7, 2017: US begins deploying THAAD missile defence system in South Korea.

May 14, 2017: North fires a ballistic missile which flies 700 kilometres before landing in the Sea of Japan. Analysts say it has an imputed range of 4,500 kilometres and brings Guam within reach.

July 4, 2017: North Korea test-fires a ballistic missile which flies 930 kilometres before landing in the Sea of Japan. Analysts say it has an imputed range of 6,700 kilometres and brings Alaska within reach. Pyongyang later says it was a “landmark” test of a Hwasong-14 intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM).

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