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One year after Thaad warning, S Korea businesses still suffer

The Jiaxing outlet, south-west of Shanghai - along with around 90 other Lotte Mart stores in China - remains shut over its supposed fire safety violations.

Jiaxing, China

ON A faded notice pasted to the padlocked doors of the Lotte Mart superstore in China's Jiaxing, a date can still be read: March 6, 2017 - when the store was ordered to "temporarily" close over alleged fire safety issues.

The shuttered entrance and flapping notices...