China's THAAD retaliations may be in violation of WTO, FTA rules: foreign minister - The Korea Herald

A recent series of retaliatory economic actions taken by China against South Korea may be in violation of international trade law as well as their bilateral trade pact, Foreign Minister Yun Byung-se said Sunday, alluding to Seoul's possible move to ...

South Korea to act against China's discrimination against South Korean firms - Himalayan Times

File-The logo of Lotte duty free shop is seen at its main shop in Seoul, South Korea, on December 13, 2016. Photo: Reuters. SEOUL: South Korea's trade minister said on Sunday the government's responses against discriminating action by China towards ...

China protests South Korea's antimissile system – with consumer boycotts - Christian Science Monitor

South Korean goods have a huge market in neighboring China. But those exports are now a weapon for Beijing in times of conflict. Monitor's Best: Top 5. What might a conflict with North Korea look like? How a gritty Midwestern city is emerging as a ...

South Korea Tourism Industry at Risk in Political Spat With China - Skift

Outbound Chinese tourists are essentially a row of very important dominoes in the Asia-Pacific region — if Chinese tourists stop visiting a destination everything else begins falling out of place. — Dan Peltier. Share. Tweet. Share. Post. Send. China ...

Spotlight: S.Korean residents stage candlelit rally to shout for "Stop THAAD" - Xinhua

SEONGJU, SOUTH KOREA, March 4 (Xinhua) -- Residents living in southeast South Korea, where the Terminal High Altitude Area Defense (THAAD) system is set to be deployed, gathered again on Saturday night to continue their fight against the deployment ...

[Editorial] China going too far with retaliation over THAAD - The Hankyoreh

China is crossing the line with its retaliatory measures against South Korea over its plan to deploy the Terminal High Altitude Area Defense (THAAD) missile defense system. Indeed, the Chinese government appears to be leading the way in implementing ...

South Korea grasping for measures to respond to China's retaliation over THAAD - The Hankyoreh

While Chinese retaliation for the decision to deploy the THAAD missile defense system with US forces in South Korea is becoming a reality, the South Korean government is only repeating its promise to come up with countermeasures without actually ...

In retaliating against THAAD, China careful to avoid a paper trail - The Hankyoreh

While various sanctions and other forms of pressure are being used against South Koreans in China in connection to the decision to deploy THAAD, these steps are being taken in an elaborate manner so as to minimize the responsibility of the Chinese ...

China's THAAD retaliation causing economic turmoil for South Korea - The Hankyoreh

The South Korean economy is facing trials at home and abroad as China steps up its economic retaliation for Seoul's Terminal High Altitude Area Defense (THAAD) deployment plan. The THAAD tensions are creating a perfect storm, coming amid trade ...

Tillerson to visit China, Japan, S. Korea this month - Washington Examiner

Secretary of State Rex Tillerson will visit Japan, China and South Korea later this month as part of his first trip to the region, according to Japanese media reports late Friday Washington time. Kyodo, a Japanese news outlet, said Tillerson will visit ...

Top US diplomat Rex Tillerson eyes debut trip to Japan, South Korea and China this month - South China Morning Post

US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson plans to visit Japan, South Korea and China later this month mainly for talks on North Korean issues, diplomatic sources said. In what would be his first trip to the region since becoming US President Donald Trump's ...

US secretary of state to visit Japan, South Korea, China - Gulf Today

TOKYO: US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson is due to visit Japan, South Korea and China this month to discuss North Korea on his first trip to the region since he took up his post, Japanese media reported on Saturday. Tillerson's trip would come as the ...

Mainland tourists warned of risks in South Korea travel - ecns

China's top tourism authority has warned tourists of the risks regarding South Korea's change of its entry policy for Chinese citizens. "The number of incidents involving Chinese citizens' entry to Jeju Island of South Korea has risen sharply recently ...

Tillerson plans to visit S. Korea, Japan, China later this month: report - Yonhap News

WASHINGTON, March 3 (Yonhap) -- U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson plans to visit Japan, South Korea and China later this month, a news report said Friday. Kyodo News cited unidentified sources saying that Tillerson is setting up a March 17-18 trip ...

Chinese Travel Agents Quietly Stop Sending Tour Groups to South Korea - Radio Free Asia

Chinese people walking past a Lotte Department Store, a target of Chinese pressure on South Korea over a U.S. anti-missile system, in Shenyang, northeast China's Liaoning province, March 1, 2017. AFP. China has quietly issued a ban on tour groups to ...

South Korea remains defiant against China, North Korea - Daily Sabah

Marine One with US President Donald Trump aboard lands on the flight deck of the pre-commissioned USS Gerald R. Ford aircraft carrier in Newport News, Virginia, March 2. (AFP Photo). Acting South Korean President Hwang Kyo-ahn insisted Friday that ...

China puts economic squeeze on South Korea over US anti-missile system - South China Morning Post

China is stepping up economic pressure on South Korea, including bans on tour groups and a retail boycott, after a Korean conglomerate agreed to supply land for a US anti-missile defence system. Two travel agents – one based in Beijing and the other in ...

Interview: Expert calls THAAD Trojan horse in S. Korea ahead of presidential election - Xinhua

SEOUL, March 3 (Xinhua) -- The Terminal High Altitude Area Defense (THAAD) has become a Trojan horse in South Korea as the conservative bloc is seeking to hold a "THAAD" presidential election on the fall in public support, a South Korean expert said ...

China's 'unofficial' sanctions rattle South Korea - CNNMoney

South Korean businesses were rattled Friday by signs that the deployment of a controversial U.S. missile system in the country could spark a travel boycott by China. The government in Seoul said it believed Chinese authorities had told travel agencies ...

Beijing to restrict tourism to South Korea amid THAAD protests - UPI.com

A Chinese woman walks past a travel agency specializing in trips and packages to South Korea in downtown Beijing on August 27, 2013. South Korea remains one of the top tourist destinations for China, but the Chinese government ordered a ban on group ...