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"Let's hurry home and follow the earthquake news. And don't forget to order your favourite KFC menu"

KFC Thailand gets itself into hot water after posting this Facebook message urging people to hotfoot it back home during a tsunami scare and order a bucket of fried chicken. After being denounced by the online community, the company removed the message the next day, replacing it with a…

Southeast Asia Globe
May 30, 2012

KFC Thailand gets itself into hot water after posting this Facebook message urging people to hotfoot it back home during a tsunami scare and order a bucket of fried chicken. After being denounced by the online community, the company removed the message the next day, replacing it with a grovelling apology. Last monthís earthquakes brought to mind the Indian Ocean tsunami that claimed more than 200,000 lives in 2004.



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