The country’s president attempts the hard sell on the entrepreneur, who is facing criticism for his close ties to China.
Elon Musk on March 22, 2022. Patrick Pleul/pool via AP, file
Mr. Kirk, based in Seoul and Washington, has been covering Asia for decades for newspapers and magazines and is the author of books on Korea, the Vietnam War and the Philippines.
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