Bill Hayton

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Bill has been writing about East and Southeast Asia for over 15 years: for the BBC, for Chatham House and as an independent author. 

Bill Hayton

About Bill Hayton

Bill has been writing about East and Southeast Asia for over 15 years: for the BBC, for Chatham House and as an independent author. 

He focuses on the South China Sea disputes and current affairs in Southeast Asia. He has briefed government departments, officials and companies in the UK, the USA, Europe and Asia and written for numerous media outlets on these subjects.

He is a graduate of the University of Cambridge and a Fellow of the Royal Geographical Society.

He is the author of Vietnam: Rising Dragon, The South China Sea: The Struggle for Power in Asia and his most recent book The Invention of China.

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