The American aircraft carrier USS Ronald Regan in the South China Sea. Photo: EPA
The American aircraft carrier USS Ronald Regan in the South China Sea. Photo: EPA

Xi’s call to Singapore: a subtle ‘reminder’ about the South China Sea?

  • The Chinese leader congratulates Singapore’s Lee Hsien Loong on winning re-election, vows to ‘overcome distractions’ to safeguard regional stability
  • To some experts it seemed a routine post-election call, to others a warning against siding with the United States

Topic |   China-Singapore relations
The American aircraft carrier USS Ronald Regan in the South China Sea. Photo: EPA
The American aircraft carrier USS Ronald Regan in the South China Sea. Photo: EPA
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