A US flag flutters in front of a portrait of the late Chinese Chairman Mao Zedong during a visit by US President Donald Trump to Beijing, China, in 2017. Photo: Reuters

What’s the difference between Indo Pacific and Asia-Pacific? Regional control for the US or China

  • The ongoing debate over how the region should style itself has come into sharp focus as Asean adopted the US-style “Indo Pacific” at its summit
  • Beijing and Washington’s quests for a foothold in the region came to the fore at a round table in Kuala Lumpur
Topic |   Asean

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A US flag flutters in front of a portrait of the late Chinese Chairman Mao Zedong during a visit by US President Donald Trump to Beijing, China, in 2017. Photo: Reuters
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