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Gap apologises for selling T-shirt with 'incorrect map' of China

Reuters  |  SHANGHAI 

SHANGHAI (Reuters) - U.S. retailer Gap Inc apologised on Monday for selling a T-shirt which it said had an incorrect map of China, adding it would implement "rigorous reviews" to prevent a repeat mistake.The apology came after a person posted pictures of the T-shirt on Chinese social media network Weibo, saying that Chinese territories, including south Tibet, the island of Taiwan and the South China Sea, were omitted from the map. The user said the photo of the T-shirt was taken at an outlet store in Canada. "Gap Inc. respects the sovereignty and territorial integrity of China. We've learned ...

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First Published: Tue, May 15 2018. 06:29 IST