The American aircraft carrier USS Ronald Reagan on exercises in the South China Sea. Photo: EPA

US-China tensions: why is Malaysia so quiet about the South China Sea?

  • Malaysia and Brunei have been less vocal than Vietnam and the Philippines in questioning China’s maritime claims, even after Mike Pompeo’s statement
  • The Malaysian foreign minister has come under fire for claiming Chinese ships have not intruded into the country’s waters for the past 100 days
Topic |   South China Sea
The American aircraft carrier USS Ronald Reagan on exercises in the South China Sea. Photo: EPA
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