Just days after upsetting Chinese authorities by claiming that several of its territories were separate countries, US hotel chain Marriott sparked a fresh controversy by “liking” a post by a group that campaigns for independence for Tibet. Photo: AFP
Just days after upsetting Chinese authorities by claiming that several of its territories were separate countries, US hotel chain Marriott sparked a fresh controversy by “liking” a post by a group that campaigns for independence for Tibet. Photo: AFP

Marriott in more trouble after ‘liking’ Twitter post by Tibetan independence group

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Just days after upsetting Chinese authorities by claiming that several of its territories were separate countries, US hotel chain Marriott sparked a fresh controversy by “liking” a post by a group that campaigns for independence for Tibet. Photo: AFP
Just days after upsetting Chinese authorities by claiming that several of its territories were separate countries, US hotel chain Marriott sparked a fresh controversy by “liking” a post by a group that campaigns for independence for Tibet. Photo: AFP
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