The unity of Asia’s leaders may soon be tested. Photo: AFP The unity of Asia’s leaders may soon be tested. Photo: AFP
The unity of Asia’s leaders may soon be tested. Photo: AFP
Richard Heydarian
Opinion

Opinion

Richard Heydarian

Vietnam’s threat of legal warfare could signal it is ready to take an even bolder stance on China

  • Hanoi has floated the idea of going further than diplomatic protests over Beijing’s conduct in the South China Sea
  • At a time when the Philippines has moved closer to Beijing under Rodrigo Duterte, Vietnam has gone the other way

The unity of Asia’s leaders may soon be tested. Photo: AFP The unity of Asia’s leaders may soon be tested. Photo: AFP
The unity of Asia’s leaders may soon be tested. Photo: AFP
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