Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi was due to meet his Vietnamese counterpart Pham Binh Minh in Manila on Monday but the one-on-one was called off. Photo: AP

China-Vietnam maritime tensions flare as foreign ministers meeting called off

Cancellation on sidelines of Asean gathering comes after Hanoi pushes for bloc to take tougher stand against Beijing in South China Sea

Topic |   South China Sea

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Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi was due to meet his Vietnamese counterpart Pham Binh Minh in Manila on Monday but the one-on-one was called off. Photo: AP
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