What is behind Lee Hsien Loong’s sudden visit to China?

Singapore’s Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong paid an official visit to China on Sept. 19.
According to Singapore media, Lee’s visit to China is not only significant, but its timing merits careful attention. He had previously declared that he would visit the United States in October to hold talks with U.S. President Donald Trump in the White House. What is the significance of this sudden visit to China before his visit to U.S?

Sep 25, 2017