Dispute between China and Singapore over impounding of military vehicles in Hong Kong en route from Taiwan.
To some, the Chinese leader’s call to Singapore’s Lee Hsien Loong seemed a routine post-election call. To others it seemed a warning against siding with the United States.
The Lion City has long been a training ground for Chinese officials, but enrolment is dwindling. In some areas, like artificial intelligence, the student has become the teacher.
Chinese officials in the Lion City eyeing business opportunities heap praise on China-Singapore Suzhou Industrial Park as it hits 25 years old.
Lee Chia-fen was due to drum up support for husband ahead of presidential election showdown, but authorities said she would be closely watched.
City state is sending a message to the Asian giant that it means business in boosting the bilateral relationship, experts say.
Few Southeast Asian nations – especially those with strong United States security ties, such as Singapore – engage with the Chinese navy bilaterally.
Guilty verdict comes nearly three years after seizure of the unlicensed vehicles, which caused a rare rift between the two cities in 2016.
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The visit will mark the first official trip by a Hong Kong chief executive to Singapore in nine years.
Singapore has reaffirmed ties with Hong Kong during a visit by the city state’s deputy prime minister, and following a high-profile spat involving the seizure of armoured military vehicles
The captain of the container vessel that transported nine Singapore military vehicles to the city from Taiwan in November without a required licence appeared in a Hong Kong court on Friday morning.
Hong Kong’s customs chief has categorically denied Beijing’s hand was behind the seizure of nine Singaporean military vehicles that are due to be returned to the Lion City after two months of diplomatic wrangling that plunged Sino-Singapore relations to a new low.