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
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

Topic |   South China Sea
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
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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