Amorepacific Archive

Will China Burst the K-Pop Bubble?

SEOUL, Korea — Missile tests are cooling relations between China and South Korea and the impact is being felt in some unlikely places. When South Korea decided to deploy a US Terminal High-Altitude Area Defense (Thaad) anti-missile system last month, policy makers in Beijing were angered. Chinese officials viewed the Thaad deployment as another American effort to contain China, arguing that the shield, designed to …