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Big-brand BTS promotions vanish as band sparks uproar in China

The leader upset many by invoking a 'history of pain' in reference to Korean War

HONG KONG (Reuters)  -- South Korean boyband BTS is facing a barrage of criticism in China after its leader made remarks about the Korean War and several big-name brands, including Samsung, have apparently distanced themselves from the K-pop group amid the uproar.

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