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China asked the NBA to fire Daryl Morey for Hong Kong Tweet Quartz

When the tweet of an NBA executive supporting the Hong Kong protests unleashed a huge backlash in China, many observers foresaw Chinese policy on what was likely to happen next: Daryl Morey was fired. It turned out that China specifically asked the NBA for it. In a yesterday's New York (October 17) interview, NBA Chairman Adam Silver said Chinese officials …

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Christian Dior apologizes as the last western company to China

Getty Images A Chinese saleswoman is waiting for customers at the cosmetic counter of Christian Dior in Guangzhou. The French luxury goods group Christan Dior apologized as the last western company to China, using a cardless card as part of Taiwan's second largest economy. China claims sovereignty over Taiwan, which governs itself. According to reports from Reuters and the BBC, …

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Tesla receives permission to produce in China

FILE PHOTO: Workers are seen in front of a planned entrance of the US electric car manufacturer Teslas Gigafactory, which is under construction in Shanghai, China, on September 28, 2019 China's Ministry of Industry announced on Thursday that it had a manufacturer of electric vehicles issued a certificate that it needs to start production in the country. The list was …

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Tesla receives permission to produce in China

FILE PHOTO: Workers are seen in front of a planned entrance of the US electric car manufacturer Teslas Gigafactory, which is under construction in Shanghai, China, on September 28, 2019 China's Ministry of Industry announced on Thursday that it had a manufacturer of electric vehicles issued a certificate that it needs to start production in the country. The list was …

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Christian Dior criticizes China map, apologizes and sticks to "one China"

SHANGHAI (Reuters) – French luxury brand Christian Dior apologized on Thursday, saying she supported China's territorial sovereignty after being criticized in a presentation for using a China map that excluded Taiwan. FILE PHOTO: A man walks past a Dior commercial in front of a shopping mall in Wuhan, Hubei Province, on January 19, 2013. REUTERS / Stringer / File Photo …

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WATCH: Hyper-Political LeBron says he would not talk about China because "We are not politicians"

NBA superstar LeBron James announced on Tuesday that he would stop talking about the League's recent scandal over Communist China, as it was a "big political thing" and basketball players were "not politicians". I cheat on my teammates by continuing to work on something that does not help us trying to win a championship because that's what we're here for, …

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LeBron James says he is ready to leave the China controversy behind

"I would cheat on my teammates by continuing to harp on something that would not help us win a championship because that's what we're here for," James told reporters Tuesday. "We are not politicians, I think it is a big political thing, but we are leaders and sometimes we can rise, but … you do not feel you need to …

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LeBron James comments on NBA controversy after his return from China: NPR

The Los Angeles Lakers striker LeBron James, shown here on Monday during a game, commented on comments from Daryl Morey, Houston Rockets general manager. Mark J. Terrill / AP Hide Caption Switch caption Mark J. Terrill / AP The Los Angeles Lakers striker, LeBron James, who was shown here on Monday during a match, has taken into account comments by …

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China's illegal map of the South China Sea has made it into "Abominable" Quartz

An obscure map used by China to claim ownership of virtually the entire South China Sea but internationally denied is now finding its way into the mainstream media thanks to an unlikely and perhaps unknowing accomplice: US companies. Last week, an ESPN broadcast contained a graphic that featured China's territory as the disputed area within the Nine-Stroke line. The map …

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