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China Slams NBC Over “Incomplete Map” Of Country Featured In Olympics Broadcast

2 monthes ago   |   By Deadline

China slammed Olympics broadcaster NBCUniversal on Saturday for a segment featuring a map of the country, which they called “incomplete.” The map in question depicted neither the island of Taiwan nor the South China Sea. It was presented on television on Friday, as Chinese athletes arrived for the Tokyo Olympic's opening ceremony. The Chinese consulate...
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Chinese Government Bewails NBC Showing Map of the Country Without Taiwan: ‘Hurt' the ‘Emotions of the Chinese People'

Chinese Government Bewails NBC Showing Map of the Country Without Taiwan: ‘Hurt' the ‘Emotions of the Chinese People'

2 monthes ago   |   By Mediaite

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The Chinese government lashed out on Friday at NBC News for showing a map during its broadcast of the Olympics that excluded Taiwan and the South China Sea - effectively ignoring the government's claim that it holds dominion over both territories.
“The map is an expression of the national territory, symbolizing national sovereignty and territorial integrity,” the Chinese consulate in New York said in a statement. “We urge NBC to recognize the serious nature of this problem and take measures to correct the error. Attempts to use the Olympic Games to...
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