George Yeo: With US-China tensions predicted to be long-term, Singapore must become capital city of Asean Singapore News


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Singapore — Former Foreign Minister George Yeo underlined on Jan 11 (Tuesday) the importance of establishing a strong presence in Southeast Asia as well as strong ties with Singapore’s neighbours, as tensions between global superpowers the United States and China may last for “easily” up to 30 years. At the yearly Singapore Perspectives conference organised by think-tank Institute of Policy Studies , Mr Yeo, a Visiting Scholar at the Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy, called for Singapore to think more regionally so as not to get caught between the US and China. The theme of this year’s conference...