Singapore naval servicemen wave to a departing Chinese frigate after a previous joint exercise. Photo: Xinhua Singapore naval servicemen wave to a departing Chinese frigate after a previous joint exercise. Photo: Xinhua
Singapore naval servicemen wave to a departing Chinese frigate after a previous joint exercise. Photo: Xinhua
Diplomacy

China and Singapore start joint naval drills as Beijing boosts ties in Asia

  • Covid-19 pandemic disrupted China’s plans for greater military cooperation with its neighbours to counter US pressure
  • Beijing aims to counter growing challenge from Washington to its claims of sovereignty in the South China Sea

Topic |   Diplomacy
Singapore naval servicemen wave to a departing Chinese frigate after a previous joint exercise. Photo: Xinhua Singapore naval servicemen wave to a departing Chinese frigate after a previous joint exercise. Photo: Xinhua
Singapore naval servicemen wave to a departing Chinese frigate after a previous joint exercise. Photo: Xinhua
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