Chinese aircraft carrier Liaoning cruises for a test on the sea. Photo: AP

It’s official: China building second aircraft carrier as concern mounts over claims to South China Sea

The vessel, the country’s second after the Liaoning, will be built entirely using domestic technology and is aimed at boosting Beijing’s military clout

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Chinese aircraft carrier Liaoning cruises for a test on the sea. Photo: AP
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Liu Zhen

Liu Zhen

Liu Zhen joined the Post in 2015 as a reporter on the China desk. She previously worked with Reuters in Beijing.