The South China Sea is a major point of contention between the two countries. Photo: Shutterstock
The South China Sea is a major point of contention between the two countries. Photo: Shutterstock
Chinese and Vietnamese army medics to hold joint pandemic drill
  • The competition between Washington and Beijing has spurred China’s efforts to boost ties with its neighbours despite the ongoing disputes in the South China Sea
  • One of the latest examples is the exercise in the Vietnamese city of Mong Cai which will test their ability to respond to a major outbreak of disease
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The South China Sea is a major point of contention between the two countries. Photo: Shutterstock
The South China Sea is a major point of contention between the two countries. Photo: Shutterstock
Chinese and Vietnamese army medics to hold joint pandemic drill
  • The competition between Washington and Beijing has spurred China’s efforts to boost ties with its neighbours despite the ongoing disputes in the South China Sea
  • One of the latest examples is the exercise in the Vietnamese city of Mong Cai which will test their ability to respond to a major outbreak of disease
2 hours ago
China-Asean relations
Chinese and Vietnamese army medics to hold joint pandemic drill
2 hours ago
  • The competition between Washington and Beijing has spurred China’s efforts to boost ties with its neighbours despite the ongoing disputes in the South China Sea
  • One of the latest examples is the exercise in the Vietnamese city of Mong Cai which will test their ability to respond to a major outbreak of disease
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At a time when China is determined to position itself as the dominant power in Southeast Asia, playing the democracy game is counterproductive.

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