Saturday, February 25, 2017

Carrot And The Stick, Although I Don't Think Many Of China's Neighbors Will Be Liking The Carrot On Offer

China May Offer Aid, Investment, in Talks on South China Sea

Countries in Southeast Asia are talking one-on-one with China about shared rights to fish and fossil fuels in the contested South China Sea, but nationalism or lack of political trust may snarl any agreements and shift focus to informal economic deals. Senior leaders from China and Vietnam met last month to talk about maritime cooperation that…