Christian Dior Criticized Over China Map, Apologizes, Upholds ‘One China’ | 1/19/2013 | Staff
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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”.

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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.

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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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