In January 2018, China shut down the websites of hotel chain Marriott International after the company listed Tibet, Taiwan, Hong Kong and Macau as individual nations on an online customer survey.
I guess this is the risk you run when China is a country that's dogmatic in claiming its sovereignty over disputed territorial claims and you're a clothing company that makes those cheap shirts for dads that have writing on them that really doesn't actually mean anything.
Gap announced that it stopped offering the T-shirts in question for the Chinese market and had them destroyed.
According to social media site Weibo, the map printed on the Gap T-shirt, which is now being sold in Canada, did not show the Chinese claimed territories, forcing the retail giant to apologize.
"Gap Inc respects the sovereignty and territorial integrity of China", the statement reads.
But this isn't the first time an global company has found itself in hot water over China territorial issues. It also apologised for "this unintentional mistake and is now conducting internal investigations to quickly rectify this mistake".
Beijing has pressured global businesses to make changes to their websites that are outside China, prompting a clash with the government of the U.S.
Another post said: "Resist such a rubbish company!" Last year, German carmaker Audi was in hot water for omitting Taiwan and parts of western China on a map used at their annual meeting, while Mercedes-Benz apologized in February for quoting the Dalai Lama, the exiled spiritual leader of Tibet, on Instagram. "[We] have chose to immediately pull back this T-shirt from all the concerned global markets", the company said. But Gap's China headquarters in Shanghai said the T-shirt had not been released in China.
The government has lodged a protest against a change of its designation to "Taiwan, China" on the website of Air Canada, the country's flag carrier and largest airline, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) said Tuesday. Other T-shirts in the range show San Francisco, Paris, Japan and Canada but are decorated with national flags rather than maps.
The inaugural report was meant to "help our teams understand what is happening" on the site, he said. In total the social network took action on 3.4m posts or parts of posts that contained such content.
Participant search: This new feature will let you find anyone in a group by searching for participants on the group info page. Admin controls: WhatsApp has been rumoured to be working on admin controls for improving Groups experience for a long time.
The WHO estimates that trans fat leads to the deaths of more than 500,000 people from heart disease each year. This southern fried chicken was made in NY in 2006 with soy bean oil, a good substitute for trans fats.
From the Switch to the NES and SNES Classic Editions , Nintendo has failed to make enough devices to satisfy the demand for them. The video game company saw the overwhelming demand for the product and chose to introduce a new wave of the classic systems.
As standard the AMG GT S Roadster is shod with mixed tyres on 19-inch rims at the front and 20-inch rims at the rear. It further adds to the AMG GT lineup, fattened last week by the GT 63 S Edition 1 sedan four-door coupe.
The company hasn't been allowed to test self-driving cars without a human safety driver behind the wheel just yet. The company's fleet is now made up of Lexus RX450h SUVs, each outfitted with Apple's proprietary technology.
I'm just trying to live life without her on a very emotional set of time that has been very hard for me. I just want John and I both to live happily ever after, whether it's together or separate", Nikki said.
Lee was at 204, a score that would have led The Players in all but three of the years since it moved to May in 2007. Woods said in a video released by the PGA Tour: "I birdied the first couple of holes and just kept it rolling".
Since leaving the Etihad in 2013 he has managed Galatasaray and Inter again before being appointed Zenit boss last June. The FIGC said Mancini would officially be presented at the team's headquarters in Florence on Tuesday.
Another plaintiff by the name of Kyle Barbaro had his keyboard repaired, only have have it fail a second time a few weeks later. If that fails to solve the problem of non-responsive keys or repeated keystrokes, the only remaining option is fix .
The ban left ZTE's production in trouble, with the company saying this month that it had stopped its main operations as a result. Meanwhile, the National Retail Federation expressed concern that the two countries' trade dispute would harm the USA economy.
The Academy Award-winning filmmaker will also have the third season of the animated kids program Trollhunters released on May 25. Guillermo del Toro earned four Academy Awards for his riveting romantic fantasy, The Shape of Water .
In recent months, Farah province has been the site of many battles between Afghan security forces and Taliban insurgents. However, another official said that "the Taliban captured several security checkpoints inside and around the city".
In the Senate, Minority Leader Chuck Schumer, D-N.Y., sent well wishes for "a speedy recovery to the first lady". Separately, a former Playboy model has revived her allegations of a 10-month affair with Trump, also in 2006.
The team wanted to test whether they could transfer "memories" to make untrained snails react the same way as the trained ones. The research, published in the journal eNeuro , could provide new clues in the search for the physical basis of memory.
It's a fantastic stadium - but there was something special at Highbury that you could never recreate when you build something new. That's what you want and after that you want the style of play, as the manager has an influence on the way you play football.
It is the second ruling from sport's highest court that has weighed heavily on Peru's first World Cup appearance in 36 years. Without the three extra points, Peru would have fallen below Chile and Paraguay in the standings and out of contention.
While it was Ferrari dominating Q1 and Q2, the team bagged pole where it mattered the most which was in Q3. His first pole since that race showed that the Silver Arrows were back at the front of the field.
Her fearless admission surely won't go unnoticed, but only time will tell if those who harmed Perrette will be brought to justice. Clearly struggling with how much to say, she said she had to withhold the truth to "protect my crew, jobs and so many people ".
The MPs plan to write to Facebook again to address gaps in its answers about how United Kingdom citizens may have been affected. The question over how many clicks or swipes it takes for users to change their privacy settings was also dodged.
Dr Heidi Bauer, chief of the state health department's STD Control Branch, agreed that budget issues are part of the problem. According to the CDC, most people with chlamydia don't have symptoms , or those symptoms may not appear for several weeks.
Not so lucky: Last Man on Earth , which Fox canceled, along with The Mick , Lucifer , and The Exorcist . As critically-acclaimed as Brooklyn Nine-Nine was, it averaged less than 3 million viewers a week.
He has been replaced by Manchester City right-back Danilo, while Neymar recovered in time to be named in Tite's selection. They face a straightforward looking group, with Serbia, Costa Rica and Switzerland providing the opposition.