China's Premier Li Keqiang (centre) addresses Southeast Asian leaders at the Asean-China summit in November last year. Photo: AFP China's Premier Li Keqiang (centre) addresses Southeast Asian leaders at the Asean-China summit in November last year. Photo: AFP
China's Premier Li Keqiang (centre) addresses Southeast Asian leaders at the Asean-China summit in November last year. Photo: AFP
Asean

US ‘neglect’ drives Asean towards China in superpower economic rivalry, analysts say

  • The 10-member Asean bloc is moving deeper into Beijing’s sphere of influence, some analysts say
  • US foreign policy indifference towards Southeast Asia is creating ambivalence among some nations

Topic |   Asean
China's Premier Li Keqiang (centre) addresses Southeast Asian leaders at the Asean-China summit in November last year. Photo: AFP China's Premier Li Keqiang (centre) addresses Southeast Asian leaders at the Asean-China summit in November last year. Photo: AFP
China's Premier Li Keqiang (centre) addresses Southeast Asian leaders at the Asean-China summit in November last year. Photo: AFP
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