Monday, September 24, 2007

Starbucks in the forbidden city forced to close its doors

Apparently the Starbucks that had been located in China's ancient Forbidden City, where the emperors once lived, has been forced to close by a long line of protests and restrictions imposed by the pressured Chinese government. It was accused by a protest-leading local radio personality of having "undermined the solemnity of the Forbidden City and trampled on Chinese culture."


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