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A deliveryman walks away from the entrance of a JW Marriott hotel in Beijing, Thursday, Jan. 11, 2018. The Marriot hotel chain apologized Thursday to China's government for referring to Tibet and self-ruled Taiwan as countries in a customer survey that news reports said Chinese police investigated as a possible …

Western Companies Bow to Chinese Bullying, Censor Mentions of Taiwan, Tibet on Websites

Marriott International was one of several companies caught up in China’s crackdown on foreign corporations that allegedly insult its territorial integrity by treating controversial or semi-autonomous regions like Tibet, Hong Kong, Macao, and especially Taiwan as separate “countries” on their websites. Days after the story broke, Marriott is still offering fulsome apologies and implementing a draconian “eight-point rectification plan” to get right with Beijing.

Hotel del Coronado (Susan Walsh / Associated Press)

Hotel del Coronado Sold to Chinese in $6.5B Package

After just becoming the largest owner of real estate in the world, the Blackstone Group has agreed to sell its 16 luxury properties, including the iconic Hotel de Coronado to Chinese-based Anbang Insurance Group.