The US Navy’s USS Curtis Wilbur guided missile destroyer fired its .54 calibre gun in an exercise in the South China Sea in mid-January, according to the Navy. Photo: AFP / US Navy / Jonathan Peterson

Beijing and Washington must pursue dialogue to maintain calm waters in the South China Sea

Latest intrusion by a United States Navy vessel only serves to heighten tensions in an area where Vietnam and Taiwan also have competing claims

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The US Navy’s USS Curtis Wilbur guided missile destroyer fired its .54 calibre gun in an exercise in the South China Sea in mid-January, according to the Navy. Photo: AFP / US Navy / Jonathan Peterson
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