31 Mar '16, 12pm

One envoy’s take on China’s hardball diplomacy https://t.co/jEaZCKYXRd

Photo A photograph provided by the Philippine military of Chinese construction on Johnson South Reef in the disputed Spratly Islands. The Philippines and several other Southeast Asia countries have unresolved territorial disputes with China in the South China Sea. Credit Armed Forces of The Philippines, via European Pressphoto Agency BEIJING — Chinese diplomats are known to be tough, but it is rare to hear descriptions of how tough. A senior Singaporean diplomat has pulled back the veil and has talked about China ’s efforts to put smaller Asian countries in their place. In a speech on Wednesday, the diplomat, Bilahari Kausikan , ambassador at large and policy adviser in Singapore ’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs, who is known around Asia and in Washington for his candor, said that Chinese diplomats “perversely” often go out of their way to “accentuate rather than assuage anx...

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