A Chinese Coast Guard is seen near a ship of the Vietnam Marine Guard in the South China Sea. Photo: ReutersA Chinese Coast Guard is seen near a ship of the Vietnam Marine Guard in the South China Sea. Photo: Reuters
A Chinese Coast Guard is seen near a ship of the Vietnam Marine Guard in the South China Sea. Photo: Reuters

Malaysia, China and Vietnam in ‘dangerous, ongoing game of chicken’ in South China Sea

  • The Asia Maritime Transparency Initiative has detailed a fresh stand-off over energy exploration in the disputed South China Sea
  • A vessel contracted by Malaysian state energy firm Petronas is at the centre of the dispute, which involves navy vessels and coastguard boats

Topic |   South China Sea
A Chinese Coast Guard is seen near a ship of the Vietnam Marine Guard in the South China Sea. Photo: ReutersA Chinese Coast Guard is seen near a ship of the Vietnam Marine Guard in the South China Sea. Photo: Reuters
A Chinese Coast Guard is seen near a ship of the Vietnam Marine Guard in the South China Sea. Photo: Reuters
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