A Terminal High Altitude Area Defence, or THAAD missile battery installed on a golf course in Seongju, South Korea. File photo: AP

South Korea names new ambassador to China amid rift over THAAD missile deployment

Noh Young-min’s appointment comes amid heightened tensions on the Korean peninsula and testy relations between Beijing and Seoul

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A Terminal High Altitude Area Defence, or THAAD missile battery installed on a golf course in Seongju, South Korea. File photo: AP
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