Tempest in a Coffee Cup – Tim Johnson

China Rises and Shanghaiist blogs both discuss the new coffee shop that has replaced Starbucks in the Forbidden City, after the presence of Starbucks raised the hackles of a TV host and numerous bloggers. They also included a photo of the former Starbucks’ current look in the Forbidden City. For a more in-depth look at this touchy issue, see CDT’s previous translation: “Starbuck Leaves, the Forbidden City Cafe Arrives.”

October 10, 2007 9:25 PM
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