Starbucks in Forbidden City closed after protests

Updated: 2007-07-14 13:05

A Starbucks logo hangs inside its outlet inside the Forbidden City in Beijing in this January 18, 2007 file photo. A controversial Starbucks coffee shop in the Forbidden City, the former imperial palace at the heart of Beijing, has closed its doors following protests led by a TV anchor against the coffeehouse's presence at a major Chinese cultural site [Reuters]


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