A visit to the Layang Layang atoll by Malaysia's Minister of Defence was cancelled after China raised objections.
Lest we forget, back in a meeting between ASEAN and China in 2010, when faced with a barrage of complaints about his country’s behaviour in the region, its Foreign Minister Yang Jiechi said:
"China is a big country, and other countries are small countries and that is just a fact.”
Last week, our Defence Minister cancelled a visit to the RMN outpost at Terumbu Layang-Layang, where a popular dive resort is also located, because of strong objections by China.
You decide if China really is an opportunity, or a threat. But I have this to say – running down our military as done by certain politicians, is not helping the situation at all.
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