Bai Gao, professor of sociology at Duke University. Photo: Middle East Institute Singapore

Middle Eastern states have lessons to learn from Asean in building friendship with China, say experts at Singapore conference

  • Better collaboration among countries in the Middle East could pave way for a regional trade agreement with China, a two-day conference in Singapore heard
Topic |   Asean

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Bai Gao, professor of sociology at Duke University. Photo: Middle East Institute Singapore
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This year marks the 27th anniversary of diplomatic relations between Israel, led by Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu (left) and China, led by President Xi Jinping. Photo: EPA
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A new role for allies of the US who are also friends with China

  • Those who are friendly to both countries must play a mediating role
  • Nothing is more dangerous than to have the whole world sandwiched between two superpowers

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This year marks the 27th anniversary of diplomatic relations between Israel, led by Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu (left) and China, led by President Xi Jinping. Photo: EPA
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