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International distribution of the new DreamWorks animated children's movie "Abominable" (about a Yeti or "abominable snowman") has been disrupted because of a map that appears in the background of a classroom scene. The film, which was co-produced with a Shanghai-based studio, shows a map that includes Taiwan and virtually all of the South China Sea as part of China, adopting the Chinese government's views on Taiwan and on the so-called Nine Dash Line marking Chinese claims to the South China Sea. "Abominable" has since been banned in Taiwan, Vietnam, Malaysia, and the Philippines, each of which rejects Chinese territorial claims. This article shows the map in question: www.businessinsider.com/abominable-dreamworks-movie-vietnam-ban-south-china-sea-map-2019-10
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