Residents of Seongju county participate in a protest outside a golf course being used as the site for the recently installed US Terminal High Altitude Area Defense (THAAD) system, in Seongju on March 18, 2017.
South Korean retail giant Lotte agreed to provide land to host a controversial US missile defence system loathed by Beijing, Seoul's defence ministry said. The plan by Washington and Seoul to install the Terminal High Altitude Area Defense (THAAD) system in response to threats from nuclear-armed North Korea has angered Beijing, which fears it will undermine its own ballistic capabilities. / AFP PHOTO / Ed JONES        (Photo credit should read ED JONES/AFP/Getty Images)