China steps up defence diplomacy in S-E Asia

October has been a banner month for China's defence diplomacy in South-east Asia.

China's Defence Minister, General Wei Fenghe, was in Singapore to attend the Asean Defence Ministers' Meeting Plus (ADMM-Plus) and an informal meeting with his 10 Asean counterparts.


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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on October 27, 2018, with the headline 'China steps up defence diplomacy in S-E Asia'. Print Edition | Subscribe