China’s 2nd aircraft carrier nears construction phase: report

The construction of China’s second aircraft carrier appears to be imminent, reports the Global Times, a tabloid under the auspices of the Communist Party mouthpiece People’s Daily.

On Saturday, the official microblog of the Changzhou city government in east China’s Jiangsu province posted that a local company, Jiangsu Shangshang Cable Group, has won a tender to supply cabling for “China’s second aircraft carrier.” Continue reading