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Yew, Lee Kuan
October 2010
Forbes Asia;Oct2010, Vol. 6 Issue 12, p16
The article reports on the conflict between China and other Southeast Asian countries. It mentions the submissions made by Malaysia and Vietnam, claiming an extended continental shelf that includes a swath of islets in the South China Sea. It relates the intervention of the U.S. to resolve the dispute. According to U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, the country has vital interests in the region and in the peaceful settlement of the claims to the islands and islets.


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