More than 500 delegates will attend the two-day Beijing Xiangshan Forum that begins on Thursday. Photo: Minnie Chan

Beijing ‘snubbed’ Mike Pompeo. Now it wants to show ‘a friendlier China’

  • Some Chinese officials did not agree with the way US secretary of state’s visit was handled, according to person familiar with the matter
  • Defence chief will seek to reassure US, Southeast Asian neighbours that China won’t become a threat in speech at security forum
Topic |   US-China relations

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More than 500 delegates will attend the two-day Beijing Xiangshan Forum that begins on Thursday. Photo: Minnie Chan
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