A question-and-answer session with Chinese Defence Minister Wei Fenghe on Sunday was tightly controlled. Photo: AFP

China sends message at Shangri-La Dialogue amid tight media control

  • Defence minister makes strong statements about Taiwan and South China Sea at regional security forum but format is strictly controlled
  • Chinese ‘negotiated very hard’ with organisers to manage Wei Fenghe’s appearance at the event
Topic |   Shangri-La Dialogue

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A question-and-answer session with Chinese Defence Minister Wei Fenghe on Sunday was tightly controlled. Photo: AFP
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