Asean will not be put in position to pick between world powers: Ng Eng Hen

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Dr Ng said that China is critical to improving the security of the Asia-Pacific region. All important is the relationship between China and the US. They need to find common understanding.
JUNE 04, 2018 - 6:00 AM

[SINGAPORE] ASEAN will continue to maintain its centrality, and will not be put in a position to pick among the world powers, said Defence Minister Ng Eng Hen at the end of the Shangri-La Dialogue, during which the Indo-Pacific emerged as a buzzword.

The term - which has gained a new...