Fast-food chain KFC has apologised for a message to their Thai Facebook followers that urged people to rush home during yesterday's Indian Ocean tsunami scare and buy a bucket of chicken.
As people were being urged to evacuate coastal areas, the company posted:
It prompted hundreds of angry comments on Thai websites deeming the company as 'insensitive and selfish'. The message was removed and replaced and replaced by one asking for forgiveness:
The earthquakes in Indonesia revived memories of the 2004 Asian tsunami that claimed 230,000 lives, including more than 8,000 people in Thailand.