A Chinese coastguard vessel on patrol in the South China Sea Photo: Reuters
A Chinese coastguard vessel on patrol in the South China Sea Photo: Reuters

China and Vietnam tread softly in South China Sea over latest dispute

  • Both sides appear to have learned from their deadly confrontation in 2014
  • Beijing and Hanoi are maintaining a low profile over the issue

Topic |   South China Sea
A Chinese coastguard vessel on patrol in the South China Sea Photo: Reuters
A Chinese coastguard vessel on patrol in the South China Sea Photo: Reuters
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