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Trade war

Southeast Asians feel caught in US-China fight for hegemony

Survey of opinion leaders finds skepticism of Belt and Road runs deep

A ceremony for the first China-ASEAN Maritime Exercise, held in October 2018: Many Southeast Asians say China and the U.S. are on a collision course in the region.

KUALA LUMPUR -- Southeast Asians expect China to use their region as a "test bed" for projecting power, a new survey has found, as Beijing and the U.S. increasingly jostle for influence.

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