(From left) Thailand’s Foreign Minister Don Pramudwinai, Vietnam’s Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Pham Binh Minh, China’s Foreign Minister Wang Yi, Philippines’ Foreign Secretary Teodoro Locsin Jnr, and Laos Foreign Minister Saleumxay Kommasith applaud ahead of the Special Asean-China Foreign Ministers’ meeting on the coronavirus in Vientiane, Laos, on February 20. Photo: AP (From left) Thailand’s Foreign Minister Don Pramudwinai, Vietnam’s Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Pham Binh Minh, China’s Foreign Minister Wang Yi, Philippines’ Foreign Secretary Teodoro Locsin Jnr, and Laos Foreign Minister Saleumxay Kommasith applaud ahead of the Special Asean-China Foreign Ministers’ meeting on the coronavirus in Vientiane, Laos, on February 20. Photo: AP
(From left) Thailand’s Foreign Minister Don Pramudwinai, Vietnam’s Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Pham Binh Minh, China’s Foreign Minister Wang Yi, Philippines’ Foreign Secretary Teodoro Locsin Jnr, and Laos Foreign Minister Saleumxay Kommasith applaud ahead of the Special Asean-China Foreign Ministers’ meeting on the coronavirus in Vientiane, Laos, on February 20. Photo: AP

Letters | China and other Asian powers must stand up for multilateralism and peace in a divided world

  • Regionalisation of multilateralism, linking various regional organisations and the UN system together, is the way forward for peace, security and economic cooperation

Topic |   China-Asean relations
(From left) Thailand’s Foreign Minister Don Pramudwinai, Vietnam’s Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Pham Binh Minh, China’s Foreign Minister Wang Yi, Philippines’ Foreign Secretary Teodoro Locsin Jnr, and Laos Foreign Minister Saleumxay Kommasith applaud ahead of the Special Asean-China Foreign Ministers’ meeting on the coronavirus in Vientiane, Laos, on February 20. Photo: AP (From left) Thailand’s Foreign Minister Don Pramudwinai, Vietnam’s Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Pham Binh Minh, China’s Foreign Minister Wang Yi, Philippines’ Foreign Secretary Teodoro Locsin Jnr, and Laos Foreign Minister Saleumxay Kommasith applaud ahead of the Special Asean-China Foreign Ministers’ meeting on the coronavirus in Vientiane, Laos, on February 20. Photo: AP
(From left) Thailand’s Foreign Minister Don Pramudwinai, Vietnam’s Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Pham Binh Minh, China’s Foreign Minister Wang Yi, Philippines’ Foreign Secretary Teodoro Locsin Jnr, and Laos Foreign Minister Saleumxay Kommasith applaud ahead of the Special Asean-China Foreign Ministers’ meeting on the coronavirus in Vientiane, Laos, on February 20. Photo: AP
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