Tensions have been growing between China and Vietnam in the South China Sea. Photo: Reuters Tensions have been growing between China and Vietnam in the South China Sea. Photo: Reuters
Tensions have been growing between China and Vietnam in the South China Sea. Photo: Reuters

South China Sea likely to be high on Asean agenda when Vietnam takes the chair

  • Next year’s leading role in regional body may see Hanoi push for unified approach from member countries
  • Vietnamese deputy foreign minister signals legal action could be on the table to resolve contested claims with Beijing

Topic |   South China Sea
Tensions have been growing between China and Vietnam in the South China Sea. Photo: Reuters Tensions have been growing between China and Vietnam in the South China Sea. Photo: Reuters
Tensions have been growing between China and Vietnam in the South China Sea. Photo: Reuters
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