Ouyang Yujing, China's new ambassador to Malaysia, arrives at the Kuala Lumpur International Airport. Photo: China Embassy of PRC in Malaysia
Ouyang Yujing, China's new ambassador to Malaysia, arrives at the Kuala Lumpur International Airport. Photo: China Embassy of PRC in Malaysia
Malaysia

Malaysia has a new ambassador from Beijing. How will he handle their South China Sea dispute?

  • Ouyang Yujing’s appointment could mean ‘more authoritative decisions’ over the countries’ overlapping claims in the waterway
  • The 55-year-old is described as being ‘thoroughly experienced’ in land border and maritime affairs, and will also seek to boost the countries’ trade relationship

Ouyang Yujing, China's new ambassador to Malaysia, arrives at the Kuala Lumpur International Airport. Photo: China Embassy of PRC in Malaysia
Ouyang Yujing, China's new ambassador to Malaysia, arrives at the Kuala Lumpur International Airport. Photo: China Embassy of PRC in Malaysia
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