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Candy, makeup, K-pop get doused amid China’s ire over THAAD

March 19, 2017 5:51 AM
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Candy, makeup, K-pop get doused amid China’s ire over THAAD

SEOUL, South Korea — The once-cordial ties between South Korea and its biggest trading partner have soured due to the perception that China has targeted businesses, sports teams and culture to protest deployment of an advanced U.S. anti-missile system in South Korea.

A South Korean candy maker, a chocolate factory, video games and a soccer team have suffered from actions many in South Korea view as retribution and Chinese have vandalized some South Korean-run stores.

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