Chinese Premier Li Keqiang and Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte meet for talks in Manila last month. Photo: AP Chinese Premier Li Keqiang and Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte meet for talks in Manila last month. Photo: AP
Chinese Premier Li Keqiang and Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte meet for talks in Manila last month. Photo: AP

Is China chipping away at the Asean bloc?

Beijing is forging stronger bilateral ties with its Southeast Asian neighbours, taking attention away from relations between the organisation’s members, observers say

Topic |   Asean
Chinese Premier Li Keqiang and Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte meet for talks in Manila last month. Photo: AP Chinese Premier Li Keqiang and Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte meet for talks in Manila last month. Photo: AP
Chinese Premier Li Keqiang and Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte meet for talks in Manila last month. Photo: AP
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