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

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.


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...

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