Taiwanese coastguard ship Kaohsiung is to be joined by four 4,000-tonne patrol vessels. Photo: Reuters

Taiwan set to commission its largest patrol ship to strengthen South China Sea claims

  • 4,000-tonne patrol vessel could be launched by President Tsai Ing-wen on Tuesday
  • The island will also next year begin production of advanced training jets, at a time of growing hostility from Beijing
Topic |   Taiwan
Taiwanese coastguard ship Kaohsiung is to be joined by four 4,000-tonne patrol vessels. Photo: Reuters
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