Defence Minister Wei Fenghe delivers his speech at the Xiangshan Forum on Monday. Photo: Reuters

US is instigating colour revolutions, China’s Defence Minister Wei Fenghe says

  • Washington uses ‘big sticks’ such as sanctions to bully countries, he says, days after US’ Hong Kong Human Rights and Democracy Act moved closer to becoming law
  • But Wei’s speech is less hawkish than one he made at the same security forum last year
Topic |   Hong Kong protests

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Defence Minister Wei Fenghe delivers his speech at the Xiangshan Forum on Monday. Photo: Reuters
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The US delegation is set to face criticism over Washington’s decision to pass the Hong Kong Human Rights and Democracy Act. Photo: AFP

US delegates at Beijing security forum set to face tough time over stance on Hong Kong, ‘provocation’ in South China Sea

  • Senior PLA figures expected to use Xiangshan Forum to take aim at US representatives over Washington’s ‘meddling’ in China’s internal affairs, member of Chinese delegation says
  • But hosts may also have to face difficult questions from concerned investors over handling of protests in Hong Kong
Topic |   China military

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The US delegation is set to face criticism over Washington’s decision to pass the Hong Kong Human Rights and Democracy Act. Photo: AFP
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