Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi during an online meeting with Asean foreign ministers. Photo: AP
Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi during an online meeting with Asean foreign ministers. Photo: AP
Asean

Asean meets online to discuss coronavirus, South China Sea and tensions between Washington and Beijing

  • The pandemic has devastated the region’s manufacturing, export, travel and tourism industries and sparked the worst economic recessions in decades
  • Territorial disputes in the South China Sea – involving China, Taiwan and Asean members Brunei, Malaysia, the Philippines and Vietnam – were also discussed

Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi during an online meeting with Asean foreign ministers. Photo: AP
Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi during an online meeting with Asean foreign ministers. Photo: AP
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