SHANGHAI (Reuters) – French luxury brand Christian Dior apologized on Thursday and said it supported China’s territorial sovereignty after it was criticized for using a map of China that excluded Taiwan in a presentation.
Taiwan is China’s most sensitive territorial issue. Beijing considers the self-ruled island a wayward province and part of “one China”.
Incident - Map - Presentation - Dior - Boutique
The incident involving the map occurred during a presentation Dior was making about its boutique network at Zhejiang Gongshang University in the eastern Chinese city of Hangzhou, posts on China’s Weibo social media platform showed.
A staff member at the university’s careers office told Reuters that Dior had held a recruitment event on Wednesday and there had been an issue with the maps it had shown.
Dior - Part - Luxury - Group - LVMH
Dior, which is part of luxury group LVMH , said in a post on its Weibo account that it had started to “seriously...
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