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Gap sorry for T-shirt’s ‘erroneous’ China map

HONG KONG — The U.S. clothing retailer Gap has apologized for selling T-shirts with what it says was an “erroneous” map of China that didn’t include self-ruled Taiwan, in the latest example of corporate kowtowing to Beijing. In a posting late Monday on China’s Weibo microblogging platform, the company said it discovered that some T-shirts sold overseas “had an erroneous design of China’s map.” “We are truly sorry about this unintentional mistake,” Gap said, promising to carry out “more rigorous reviews” in the future. Gap took action after photos began circulating on Chinese social media of a T-shirt with a map that didn’t include Taiwan, a self-ruled island that Beijing regards as Chinese territory. The map ...