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Timeline of THAAD tension on the Korean Peninsula
A timeline of the major events happened since South Korea announced its deployment of THAAD.
8 months ago
02/07/2016 - South Korean former President Park Geun-Hye discussed the deployment of THAAD with the U.S. government
7/8/2016 - South Korea announced it was going to deploy THAAD officially
9/30/2016 - A golf court in North Gyongsangbuk Province, owned by Lotte corp., is announced to be where the battery would be deployed.
10/2016 - Controversy of Park Geun-Hye on her political conspiracy and financial corruption
09/2016 - Chinese government "unofficially" pulled out Korean celebrities' showcases, TV dramas and advertisement out of the Chinese screen
03/2017 - China implemented a "travel ban" to economically "retaliate" South Korea.
12/21/2016 - Hwang Kyo-Ahn, the acting president of South Korea after the impeachment of Park, appealed to deploy THAAD
03/2017 - Two of the THAAD launchers were sent to Uilsan Military Base, South Korea.
06/08/2017 - The new president, Moon Jae-in, hauted the deployment.
07/29/2017 - Moon announced to deploy the rest four launchers by the end of 2017
03/06/2016 - At least 67 Lotte Marts in major Chinese cities were shut down by Chinese government.
03/2017 - Around 20 Lotte Marts in China were shut down by Lotte group.
04/2016 - North Korea tested the engine designed for an intercontinental ballistic missile
06/08/2017 - North Korea launched several missiles to Sea of Japan
06/28/2017 - North Korea launched its 14th missile tests
02/07/2017 - North Korea launched its first medium-ranged ballistic missile
08/25/2017 - North Korea fires three short-range missiles
09/03/2017 - North Korea lauched its first thermonuclear weapon
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