Resentment is still simmering toward Cambodia for its handling of the contentions South China Sea issue last year, which fractured the unity of Asean, analysts from around the region said Thursday. During the first day of a two-day regional conference in Phnom Penh organized by the Cambodian Institute for Co*operation and Peace, experts from countries around the region spoke about the challenges facing Asean in its dealings with China on a maritime dispute in the South China Sea. The dispute over the resource-rich body of water pits four Asean countries—the Philippines, Viet*nam, Malaysia and Brunei—against China. While the
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