Who's Been Cancelled?

  • 17 October, 2019
  • English Service

China cancelled NBA broadcasts after a pro-Hong Kong tweet from the Houston Rockets general manager. But fans in other parts of the world are cancelling support of people and companies that curtail freedom of speech to appease China. In this episode, we look at the recent backlash against NBA star LeBron James and the gaming giant Blizzard. 

  

Plus:

-The first high profile case of “visa blackmail”

-“Asian flush” and why Taiwan is top in the world 

-The cat who’s become an honorary train station manager

-A brand-new segment called “Who in Taiwan?” 

 

Links:

LeBron James on-line: http://www.lebronjames.com/

Houston Rockets GM Daryl Morey on Twitter: https://twitter.com/dmorey

US Congressman Sean Patrick Maloney’s Wall Street Journal article: https://www.wsj.com/articles/beijing-tries-to-bully-congress-11570995724

US Congressman Sean Patrick Maloney’s website: https://seanmaloney.house.gov/

This week’s story that featured our “Who in Taiwan” subject: https://en.rti.org.tw/news/view/id/2002019

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