Thai Prime Minister Prayuth Chan-ocha. Photo: AFP

Asean leaders call for restraint in disputed South China Sea, as US-China trade war rages on

  • This year’s Asean Summit opened with a push for the regional bloc to conclude a free trade pact with China and five other Asia-Pacific nations to cushion any impact from the US-China trade conflict
  • Asean leaders also urged a more ‘more visible and enhanced role’ of the 10-member bloc to support Myanmar in the repatriation of Rohingya Muslims
Topic |   Asean

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Thai Prime Minister Prayuth Chan-ocha. Photo: AFP
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