China’s Wang Yi (fifth from left) links arms with the other Asean foreign ministers in Manila on August 6. Photo: EPA
China’s Wang Yi (fifth from left) links arms with the other Asean foreign ministers in Manila on August 6. Photo: EPA

Beijing faces fresh challenges over its South China Sea claims

China may have had a small win at Asean forum, but tensions have flared with Vietnam and ties are strained with Singapore

China’s Wang Yi (fifth from left) links arms with the other Asean foreign ministers in Manila on August 6. Photo: EPA
China’s Wang Yi (fifth from left) links arms with the other Asean foreign ministers in Manila on August 6. Photo: EPA
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