In this May 6 file photo, soldiers from the People's Liberation Army Navy watch as the USS Blue Ridge arrive at a port in Shanghai. Photo: AP

China to hold military drills off Paracel Islands ahead of Hague court ruling

While the exercise is seen as show of strength in disputed South China Sea, it doesn’t necessarily mean Beijing will adopt an aggressive posture following the decision, experts say

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In this May 6 file photo, soldiers from the People's Liberation Army Navy watch as the USS Blue Ridge arrive at a port in Shanghai. Photo: AP
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