A file picture of one China’s previous-generation amphibious vessels, the Kunlun Shan, after it docked in Fiery Cross Reef in the disputed Spratly Islands in the South China Sea last year for a concert given to military personnel and workers. Photo: China News Service

China building navy’s biggest amphibious assault vessel, sources say

Ships will strengthen navy as Beijing makes more assertive claims to disputed waters in South China Sea and increases sea patrols amid strained ties with Taiwan

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A file picture of one China’s previous-generation amphibious vessels, the Kunlun Shan, after it docked in Fiery Cross Reef in the disputed Spratly Islands in the South China Sea last year for a concert given to military personnel and workers. Photo: China News Service
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