A pro-unification sculpture on the South Korea side of the demilitarisation zone that separates it from the North. The split earth indicates the sadness of a country torn into two parts, with people from each side attempting to push the two parts together. Photo: Minnie Chan

How Park Geun-hye’s impeachment can heal Seoul’s rift with Beijing

South Korean president’s likely successor, Moon Jae-in, has signalled a willingness to ‘rethink’ deployment of THAAD, the US missile shield that has angered China. But is this just political manoeuvring?

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A pro-unification sculpture on the South Korea side of the demilitarisation zone that separates it from the North. The split earth indicates the sadness of a country torn into two parts, with people from each side attempting to push the two parts together. Photo: Minnie Chan
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