China backs its outrageous territorial claims with a cunning and persistent strategy to ensure they register in people’s minds.
A U.S. envoy denounced Chinese “intimidation” in the South China Sea at a meeting of Southeast Asian leaders on Monday.
China is ready to work with Southeast Asian countries for long term peace and stability in the South China Sea, Chinese premier Li Keqiang said on Sunday after meeting ASEAN leaders.
China should respect Vietnam’s legitimate marine economic activities without interference, the Vietnamese PM has told his Chinese counterpart.
Vietnam has said it will continue to uphold international laws in the South China Sea to ensure peace and stability in the region.
Vietnam was expected to reap gains from the US-China trade spat, but the opposite is happening, says Vu Tien Loc, an MP and chairman of the VCCI.