US Vice-President Kamala Harris (left) and Vietnamese President Nguyen Xuan Phuc pose at the Presidential Palace in Hanoi, Vietnam, on Wednesday. Photo: AP US Vice-President Kamala Harris (left) and Vietnamese President Nguyen Xuan Phuc pose at the Presidential Palace in Hanoi, Vietnam, on Wednesday. Photo: AP
US Vice-President Kamala Harris (left) and Vietnamese President Nguyen Xuan Phuc pose at the Presidential Palace in Hanoi, Vietnam, on Wednesday. Photo: AP

Kamala Harris in Vietnam: China takes shot at US’ bullying South China Sea claims

  • Chinese embassy in Hanoi accuses Washington of stoking tensions between neighbours in the contested waters
  • Differences in political values and government systems stand in way of alignment between Vietnam and US, analysts say

Topic |   US-China relations
US Vice-President Kamala Harris (left) and Vietnamese President Nguyen Xuan Phuc pose at the Presidential Palace in Hanoi, Vietnam, on Wednesday. Photo: AP US Vice-President Kamala Harris (left) and Vietnamese President Nguyen Xuan Phuc pose at the Presidential Palace in Hanoi, Vietnam, on Wednesday. Photo: AP
US Vice-President Kamala Harris (left) and Vietnamese President Nguyen Xuan Phuc pose at the Presidential Palace in Hanoi, Vietnam, on Wednesday. Photo: AP
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