The US, Australia and Japan held a trilateral naval exercise in the Philippine Sea this week in an apparent challenge to China’s military build-up in the region. Photo: US Pacific FleetThe US, Australia and Japan held a trilateral naval exercise in the Philippine Sea this week in an apparent challenge to China’s military build-up in the region. Photo: US Pacific Fleet
The US, Australia and Japan held a trilateral naval exercise in the Philippine Sea this week in an apparent challenge to China’s military build-up in the region. Photo: US Pacific Fleet

US has ‘stirred up trouble’ around the world, China’s foreign minister says

  • Wang Yi also told Vietnamese counterpart Pham Binh Minh that the region should be ‘highly vigilant’ about US attempts to sabotage stability
  • Beijing is trying to mend fences with Hanoi and other neighbours amid heightened tensions with Washington over the South China Sea
Topic |   South China Sea
The US, Australia and Japan held a trilateral naval exercise in the Philippine Sea this week in an apparent challenge to China’s military build-up in the region. Photo: US Pacific FleetThe US, Australia and Japan held a trilateral naval exercise in the Philippine Sea this week in an apparent challenge to China’s military build-up in the region. Photo: US Pacific Fleet
The US, Australia and Japan held a trilateral naval exercise in the Philippine Sea this week in an apparent challenge to China’s military build-up in the region. Photo: US Pacific Fleet
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