Internal strife has emerged at Pocari Sweat on the mainland and in Hong Kong over the latter office’s decision to stop running adverts on TVB in the wake of protest coverage complaints. Photo: Shutterstock

Pocari Sweat, Pizza Hut’s mainland China offices distance themselves from Hong Kong franchises over ‘TVB bias’ in coverage of extradition bill protests

  • Sports drink manufacturer on mainland pans Hong Kong colleagues for decision to stop running adverts on city’s biggest free-to-air broadcaster
  • Decision made following public concern over ‘pro-Beijing coverage’, as anti-bill campaigners target other advertisers
Topic |   Hong Kong extradition bill

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Internal strife has emerged at Pocari Sweat on the mainland and in Hong Kong over the latter office’s decision to stop running adverts on TVB in the wake of protest coverage complaints. Photo: Shutterstock
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