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4h 35min, jan 13, 2018 y - China urges hotels to review websites as 'country' crackdown grows

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China’s tourism authority has urged accommodation companies to review their websites and apps to fix what Beijing deems to be inaccurate labeling of Taiwan or other Chinese-claimed territories as countries.

The move expands the Chinese government’s efforts of recent days to police how foreign businesses refer to parts of China, or territories claimed by Beijing, including Taiwan and Hong Kong - even if only in pull-down menus on websites.

On Thursday the government suspended Marriott International Inc’s Chinese website for a week to punish the world’s biggest hotel chain for listing Tibet, Taiwan, Hong Kong and Macau as separate countries in a customer questionnaire.

https://www.reuters.com/article/us-china-taiwan-country/china-urges-hotels-to-review-websites-as-country-crackdown-grows-idUSKBN1F20AE

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