Singapore’s Tharman Shanmugaratnam and Indonesia’s Luhut Pandjaitan see Asean continuing to walk the middle path between Beijing and Washington. Photo: APSingapore’s Tharman Shanmugaratnam and Indonesia’s Luhut Pandjaitan see Asean continuing to walk the middle path between Beijing and Washington. Photo: AP
Singapore’s Tharman Shanmugaratnam and Indonesia’s Luhut Pandjaitan see Asean continuing to walk the middle path between Beijing and Washington. Photo: AP

‘Asean is no pushover’: top Singapore, Indonesia officials dismiss talk of choosing US-China sides

  • Tharman Shanmugaratnam and Luhut Pandjaitan agreed that the region could continue to walk the middle path between Washington and Beijing
  • Singapore’s Tharman said he expected US-China tensions to remain high regardless of who wins in November’s US presidential election

Topic |   Asean
Singapore’s Tharman Shanmugaratnam and Indonesia’s Luhut Pandjaitan see Asean continuing to walk the middle path between Beijing and Washington. Photo: APSingapore’s Tharman Shanmugaratnam and Indonesia’s Luhut Pandjaitan see Asean continuing to walk the middle path between Beijing and Washington. Photo: AP
Singapore’s Tharman Shanmugaratnam and Indonesia’s Luhut Pandjaitan see Asean continuing to walk the middle path between Beijing and Washington. Photo: AP
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