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IN CHINA'S SHADOW; 'They take it out on South Korea'; Beijing's ire over U.S. military ties is felt in tourism and trade

Nov 24, 2020 - Los Angeles Times

A few years ago, Kim Kyoung-chul's once-thriving crab restaurant on a balmy island off the southern coast of South Korea unwittingly became a casualty of escalating tensions between global powers.

Hundreds of miles and a sea crossing away from Kim's touristy street, lined with bling, fashion and cardboard cutouts of K-pop stars, South Korea was installing an American missile interceptor over China's objections that it threatened its national security.

Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi...