The guided-missile cruiser USS Antietam, seen here in a file image, was one of two US warships involved in a freedom of navigation operation in the South China Sea on May 27. Photo: AP

Can China, United States prevent a war of words over South China Sea becoming a military storm?

After a turbulent few weeks in the maritime region, defence officials at the Shangri-La Dialogue in Singapore will be hoping to find some calmer waters

Topic |   South China Sea

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The guided-missile cruiser USS Antietam, seen here in a file image, was one of two US warships involved in a freedom of navigation operation in the South China Sea on May 27. Photo: AP
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