K-pop girl band faces a crisis of ‘panda diplomacy’ in China

Agency cans a reality TV episode following outrage over the apparent mishandling of a cub

10 November 2020 - 20:18 By Sangmi Cha

A reality TV episode showing K-pop girl band BLACKPINK holding a newly born panda was pulled after accusations in China that the group mishandled a national treasure, the latest row between South Korea’s entertainment stars and audiences in its large neighbour...

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