Why Vietnam banned the Barbie movie over a map

What is the ‘nine-dash line’ and what does it have to do with the Barbie movie?

Donald Rothwell, Australian National University

The new Barbie film starring Margot Robbie and Ryan Gosling is set for imminent release. But according to Vietnam’s state-run Tuoi Tre newspaper, the film’s release has been barred. The head of the Department of Cinema, a government body in charge of licensing and censoring foreign films, said

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