FILE PHOTO: China's Liaoning aircraft carrier with accompanying fleet conducts a drill in an area of South China Sea

FILE PHOTO: China’s Liaoning aircraft carrier with accompanying fleet conducts a drill in an area of South China Sea

A file photo shows China's Liaoning aircraft carrier with an accompanying fleet conducting a drill in the South China Sea. Photo: Reuters / Stringer / File Photo

March 2, 2017 4:19 PM (UTC+8)