Ng Eng-hen, Singapore’s defence minister (left) smiles as he shakes hands with China’s Minister of Defence Chang Wanquan. The two nations on Thursday reaffirmed a deal signed almost three years ago to boost cooperation on defence. Photo: CNS Ng Eng-hen, Singapore’s defence minister (left) smiles as he shakes hands with China’s Minister of Defence Chang Wanquan. The two nations on Thursday reaffirmed a deal signed almost three years ago to boost cooperation on defence. Photo: CNS
Ng Eng-hen, Singapore’s defence minister (left) smiles as he shakes hands with China’s Minister of Defence Chang Wanquan. The two nations on Thursday reaffirmed a deal signed almost three years ago to boost cooperation on defence. Photo: CNS
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China, Singapore reaffirm military ties, but is the deal anything more than symbolic?

Nations should ‘seize the opportunity to break new ground for cooperation’, China’s defence minister says

Topic |   Singapore
Ng Eng-hen, Singapore’s defence minister (left) smiles as he shakes hands with China’s Minister of Defence Chang Wanquan. The two nations on Thursday reaffirmed a deal signed almost three years ago to boost cooperation on defence. Photo: CNS Ng Eng-hen, Singapore’s defence minister (left) smiles as he shakes hands with China’s Minister of Defence Chang Wanquan. The two nations on Thursday reaffirmed a deal signed almost three years ago to boost cooperation on defence. Photo: CNS
Ng Eng-hen, Singapore’s defence minister (left) smiles as he shakes hands with China’s Minister of Defence Chang Wanquan. The two nations on Thursday reaffirmed a deal signed almost three years ago to boost cooperation on defence. Photo: CNS
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