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Beyond The NBA China Issue: How China Forces American Companies to Apologize

We investigated the NBA and China situation and found other American companies that have been forced to apologize and submit…

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All the international brands that have apologized to China

The definitive list of international companies that have issued apologies to maintain their market access in China in recent years.…

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Pence says NBA censorship is ‘un-American,’ but denies decoupling with China

U.S. Vice President Mike Pence gave a speech yesterday in Washington, D.C., on U.S.-China relations, following up on his China bash-fest…

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Some Chinese people also think the NBA controversy is out of proportion

With the NBA-China controversy becoming so hot, it can be easy to forget that, when it comes down to it,…

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Chinese commentary: ‘The NBA incident has the entire nation acting crazy’

In China this past week, discussions about the NBA have run rampant. At first, the state was happy to allow…

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After NBA affair, Silicon Valley turns against China

The NBA kerfuffle seems to have been a turning point in Corporate America, at least in the tech sector. Shelly…

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Tencent resumes NBA streaming as gaming companies censor their staff and players

Pictured: Mei, a character from the Blizzard game Overwatch, as depicted by the artist Yuumei, via Pro Guides.

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What next for the NBA in China?

After six days of full-court pressure on the NBA because Houston Rockets General Manager Daryl Morey had tweeted his support…

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Basketball goes on between Lakers and Nets in Shanghai, tension and all

Adam Silver’s introduction to Chinese politics SHANGHAI — The Brooklyn Nets edged out the Los Angeles Lakers 114-111 in Shanghai…

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Adam Silver’s introduction to Chinese politics

The NBA supports its constituents’ speech rights in precisely the way that the Communist Party, which actually has constituents, does…

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NBA, Xinjiang loom over low-expectation trade talks in D.C.

Chinese vice premier Liú Hè 刘鹤 arrived in Washington for talks with U.S. trade representative Robert Lighthizer and Treasury secretary Steven…

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The NBA’s operations in China, explained

The NBA is wildly popular in China, with about 800 million Chinese watching games last season, and many basketball players…

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China has played itself

By attacking the NBA, China exposed the more unsavory aspects of its authoritarian ways to a wider segment of the…

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NBA stands firm as CCTV cuts preseason broadcasts and brands flee

Two days after the NBA groveled to Chinese fans over a tweet by Houston Rockets General Manager Daryl Morey that supported Hong…

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NBA grovels for Chinese forgiveness after ‘erroneous comments on Hong Kong’ by Houston Rockets GM

Photo credit: SupChina illustration. Chinese basketball superstar Yáo Míng 姚明 played on the Houston Rockets from 2002 to 2011. Over…

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