Anti-China protesters wave Vietnamese flags and shout slogans in front of the Chinese embassy in Hanoi. Photo: AFP

Can Vietnam unite Asean against Beijing’s South China Sea claims?

  • Its economic might has made many Southeast Asian nations reluctant to challenge Beijing, amid fears they might antagonise a major trading partner
  • But Hanoi now has new-found influence, as well as special historical relationships it can leverage, to help implement a rules-based order
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Anti-China protesters wave Vietnamese flags and shout slogans in front of the Chinese embassy in Hanoi. Photo: AFP
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