The Heat: Shangri-la dialogue

The Heat

China said it has every right to protect its interests in the South China Sea.

This according to a top Chinese military official who was responding to comments by the U.S. Secretary of Defense criticizing Beijing’s military deployments. Meanwhile, the keynote speaker at the Shangri-la Dialogue – Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi – took a different approach.

CGTN’s Miro Lu reports from Singapore.

  • Sourabh Gupta is a senior Asia-Pacific international relations policy specialist.
  • Victor Gao is the director of the China National Association of International Studies.
  • Merrill Matthews is a resident scholar for the Institute for Policy Innovation.
  • Paolo Von Schirach is the president of the Global Policy Institute.

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