30 Jan '18, 2pm

#Singapore should play a key role in boosting China-#ASEAN relations in 2018.

#Singapore should play a key role in boosting China-#ASEAN relations in 2018.

Senior Officials' Meeting Retreat in mid-January. Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong attended the celebrations after the meeting, highlighting the determination of the current chair of ASEAN to promote the unity of this Southeast Asian bloc. Singapore is not only the rotating chair of ASEAN in 2018, but also serves as country coordinator of the ASEAN-China Dialogue Relations. Its dual role is key to the further development of China-ASEAN relations this year. In recent years, the relationship between China and Singapore has been somewhat bumpy. Last fall, Singapore took the initiative to improve ties with China, with Lee's visit before the 19th National Congress of the Communist Party of China in October 2017. He met with the Chinese leadership and bilateral relations have gradually returned to normal. Singapore is expected to help deepen China-ASEAN ties in 2018. But at the sa...

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