Subi Reef, part of the Spratly Islands in the South China Sea claimed by China. Photo: AFP

Taiwan ‘watching’ as Liaoning aircraft carrier sails into South China Sea

  • Defence ministry has ‘precise information’ about movements and location of carrier and escorts on their current exercise
Topic |   Liaoning aircraft carrier

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Subi Reef, part of the Spratly Islands in the South China Sea claimed by China. Photo: AFP
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Lawrence Chung

Lawrence Chung

Lawrence Chung covers major news in Taiwan, ranging from presidential and parliament elections to killer earthquakes and typhoons. Most of his reports focus on Taiwan’s relations with China, specifically on the impact and possible developments of cross-strait relations under the pro-independence Democratic Progressive Party and mainland-friendly Kuomintang governments. Before starting work at the South China Morning Post in 2006, he wrote for Reuters and AFP for more than 12 years.