China-Vietnam clash – interview for BBC World

Posted by on May 7, 2014 in South China Sea | No Comments

BBC World 2014-05-07






Why has China sent an oil rig, guarded by a flotilla of ships, into disputed waters near the Paracel Islands and sparked a confrontation with Vietnam just days before a summit of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN)? An interview explaining the background for BBC World’s Newsday programme. Link to interview here.