A top Chinese general has lashed out at the US and Japan, accusing the two countries of teaming up against China and making "provocative" comments amid escalating Asian maritime tensions.
Speaking at a defence forum in Singapore on Sunday, Wang Guanzhong, deputy chief of the Chinese general staff, lambasted the US and Japanese defence ministers for telling Asian counterparts that China was using intimidation to assert its territorial claims.
US defence secretary Chuck Hagel said on Saturday that the US would "not look the other way when fundamental principles of the international order are being challenged".…
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