A visiting Chinese delegation including China’s Defence Minister Wei Fenghe, left, holds talks with Malaysian Defence Minister Ismail Sabri Yaakob and other officials in Kuala Lumpur last month. Photo: Xinhua A visiting Chinese delegation including China’s Defence Minister Wei Fenghe, left, holds talks with Malaysian Defence Minister Ismail Sabri Yaakob and other officials in Kuala Lumpur last month. Photo: Xinhua
A visiting Chinese delegation including China’s Defence Minister Wei Fenghe, left, holds talks with Malaysian Defence Minister Ismail Sabri Yaakob and other officials in Kuala Lumpur last month. Photo: Xinhua

South China Sea: Malaysia to stick with ‘quiet diplomacy’ towards Beijing in dispute, analysts say

  • Not only is China Malaysia’s biggest trading partner, it also has a history of ‘escalation dominance’, the Malaysian scholars said in a webinar
  • They also voiced concerns that disagreements among other South China Sea claimants had been glossed over in discussions on the dispute

Topic |   Malaysia
A visiting Chinese delegation including China’s Defence Minister Wei Fenghe, left, holds talks with Malaysian Defence Minister Ismail Sabri Yaakob and other officials in Kuala Lumpur last month. Photo: Xinhua A visiting Chinese delegation including China’s Defence Minister Wei Fenghe, left, holds talks with Malaysian Defence Minister Ismail Sabri Yaakob and other officials in Kuala Lumpur last month. Photo: Xinhua
A visiting Chinese delegation including China’s Defence Minister Wei Fenghe, left, holds talks with Malaysian Defence Minister Ismail Sabri Yaakob and other officials in Kuala Lumpur last month. Photo: Xinhua
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