China's first domestically made aircraft carrier is still under construction in Dalian. Photo: Kyodo

China’s new aircraft carrier to be based near South China Sea, as tensions with Washington rise

Base of warship – tipped to be named the Shandong – will enhance nation’s military capability in disputed waters where Beijing is building up artificial islands

Topic |   China's military weapons

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China's first domestically made aircraft carrier is still under construction in Dalian. Photo: Kyodo
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