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Contestants of a reality show Chuang 2021 had worn clothes with Western logos from head to toe.(Tencent)

China’s new way to support Xinjiang cotton: Blur out Western brand logos

By hindustantimes.com | Edited by Kunal Gaurav, Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON APR 07, 2021 04:34 PM IST
  • Last month, China launched a PR war on Western brands, including H&M, Nike and Adidas, that were critical of human rights abuses against Uyghurs and other minorities in the Xinjiang region.
Lobsang Sangay said pluralism and diversity, human rights and freedom binds India together. (HT FILE)
Lobsang Sangay said pluralism and diversity, human rights and freedom binds India together. (HT FILE)

Tibet occupation just beginning: Lobsang Sangay

PTI | , New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON APR 02, 2021 08:58 PM IST
  • "India needs to understand, what is happening in Tibet is the blueprint and it is happening in Xinjiang and Hong Kong. Understand China and deal with it," Lobsang said.
The stocks jumped after Chinese social-media users last week called for a boycott of Swedish retailer Hennes & Mauritz AB. (AP Photo/Ng Han Guan)(AP)
The stocks jumped after Chinese social-media users last week called for a boycott of Swedish retailer Hennes & Mauritz AB. (AP Photo/Ng Han Guan)(AP)

H&M’s Xinjiang setback benefits tiny, loss-making China peers

Bloomberg |
PUBLISHED ON MAR 30, 2021 10:38 AM IST
  • Shanghai Metersbonwe Fashion & Accessories Co. and Ribo Fashion Group Co. each surged 33% since Wednesday’s close to feature among the biggest gainers in about 4,000 Chinese A-shares during the period.
Users in Beijing reported that any searches for H&M in either Apple Maps on the iPhone or Baidu Maps returned no results. REUTERS/Florence Lo(REUTERS)
Users in Beijing reported that any searches for H&M in either Apple Maps on the iPhone or Baidu Maps returned no results. REUTERS/Florence Lo(REUTERS)

H&M stores vanish from China's maps as Xinjiang spat worsens

Bloomberg |
PUBLISHED ON MAR 26, 2021 10:22 AM IST
  • The disappearance of H&M’s physical stores from online maps comes after the retailer was removed from Alibaba’s e-commerce platform earlier this week as the controversy escalated.
H&M China said on Wednesday that its global supply chain complies with sustainability commitments, and doesn’t reflect any political position. (AP Photo/Ng Han Guan)(AP)
H&M China said on Wednesday that its global supply chain complies with sustainability commitments, and doesn’t reflect any political position. (AP Photo/Ng Han Guan)(AP)

H&M, Nike face boycotts in China as Xinjiang becomes wedge issue

Bloomberg |
PUBLISHED ON MAR 25, 2021 01:05 PM IST
  • The Communist Party’s move to target companies over Xinjiang shows President Xi Jinping’s government is seeking to impose real costs for governments and businesses that criticize China’s human-rights record
Many companies have alleged that Apple’s App Store fees and rules deprive consumers of choices and push up the price of apps.(Reuters File Photo)
Many companies have alleged that Apple’s App Store fees and rules deprive consumers of choices and push up the price of apps.(Reuters File Photo)

Apple is said to cut off component maker China’s Ofilm over Xinjiang labour

Bloomberg |
PUBLISHED ON MAR 17, 2021 01:39 PM IST
  • The iPhone maker is thought to have terminated its contracts with Ofilm over the concerns a few months ago
Ikea and H&M both said their suppliers have stopped new cotton purchases from Xinjiang. REUTERS/Mike Segar/File Photo(REUTERS)
Ikea and H&M both said their suppliers have stopped new cotton purchases from Xinjiang. REUTERS/Mike Segar/File Photo(REUTERS)

China's economy dented as American brands cancel Xinjiang's cotton imports

ANI | , Washington
PUBLISHED ON FEB 24, 2021 12:09 PM IST
  • Thousands of companies worldwide are affected after the United States blacklisted 87 per cent of China's cotton crop -- one-fifth of the world's supply.
A Chinese police officer takes his position by the road near what is officially called a vocational education center in Yining in Xinjiang Uighur Autonomous Region, China. (File Photo) (REUTERS)
A Chinese police officer takes his position by the road near what is officially called a vocational education center in Yining in Xinjiang Uighur Autonomous Region, China. (File Photo) (REUTERS)

‘Not a word on Uighur’: Experts question silence of celebrities on China

UPDATED ON FEB 05, 2021 08:02 PM IST
BBC has spoken to former detainees and a guard who have alleged sytematic rape and sexual torture at the camps.
Xu Guixiang, a deputy spokesperson for the Xinjiang regional government, looks up near a slide showing a photo of Uighur infants during a press conference to refute accusations of genocide in Beijing, China. The Chinese official on Monday denied Beijing has imposed coercive birth control measures among Muslim minority women, following an outcry over a tweet by the Chinese Embassy in Washington claiming that government polices had freed women of the Uighur ethnic group from being "baby-making machines." (AP Photo/Ng Han Guan)(AP)
Xu Guixiang, a deputy spokesperson for the Xinjiang regional government, looks up near a slide showing a photo of Uighur infants during a press conference to refute accusations of genocide in Beijing, China. The Chinese official on Monday denied Beijing has imposed coercive birth control measures among Muslim minority women, following an outcry over a tweet by the Chinese Embassy in Washington claiming that government polices had freed women of the Uighur ethnic group from being "baby-making machines." (AP Photo/Ng Han Guan)(AP)

China denies coercive birth control measures in Xinjiang

AP |
PUBLISHED ON JAN 11, 2021 03:20 PM IST
An investigation in June found that the Chinese government was forcing draconian birth control measures on ethnic minorities in Xinjiang. However, an official from the Xinjiang regional government, told reporters Monday that birth control decisions were made of the person’s own free will.
Floods hit Qincheng Township in Hami in Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region.(Picture for representation)
Floods hit Qincheng Township in Hami in Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region.(Picture for representation)

20 killed, 8 missing as heavy rains trigger flood in northwest China

Beijing | By Press Trust of India
PUBLISHED ON AUG 04, 2018 04:49 PM IST
Over 8,700 houses, farmland, roads, railway lines and power and telecommunication facilities were damaged in the floods that have wreaked havoc in China since early this week.
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