US Defence Secretary Jim Mattis delivers his speech during the first plenary session of the 17th IISS Shangri-La Dialogue, an annual defence and security forum for Asia, in Singapore on Saturday. Photo: AP

US will ‘compete vigorously’ in South China Sea, Defence Secretary Jim Mattis warns Beijing

China’s actions in region raise questions about its intentions, Pentagon chief says

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US Defence Secretary Jim Mattis delivers his speech during the first plenary session of the 17th IISS Shangri-La Dialogue, an annual defence and security forum for Asia, in Singapore on Saturday. Photo: AP
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