Amid maritime disputes over South China Sea, China confirms building second aircraft carrier

December 31, 2015 9:50 AM

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Amid maritime disputes over South China Sea, China confirms building second aircraft carrier

Date published: Thursday, 31 December 2015 - 2:39pm IST | Agency: Reuters

China on Thursday confirmed it is building a second aircraft carrier, as neighbours worry about Beijing's new assertiveness to claims in the South China Sea. Defence Ministry spokesman Yang Yujun said the carrier had been designed in China and was being built in the port of Dalian. Foreign military ...

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