Since the 19th Communist Party congress last year, China’s efforts to resolve or move past its disagreements with its neighbouring countries have resulted in warmer relations with many of them, including Japan, India and Singapore. Illustration: Craig Stephens

Why China is becoming a friendlier neighbour in Asia 

Deng Yuwen says Beijing sees the importance of cultivating good relations on its periphery, and is growing into its role as a global power on the rise. Warmer relations with a host of countries, including India, Japan and North Korea, are proof of it

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Since the 19th Communist Party congress last year, China’s efforts to resolve or move past its disagreements with its neighbouring countries have resulted in warmer relations with many of them, including Japan, India and Singapore. Illustration: Craig Stephens
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