Ya Kun Rich Toast in China is Blasphemed by Netizens

Ya Kun Rich Toast in China is Blasphemed by Netizens

Ya Kun Kaya Toast apologized after being 'attacked' by Chinese netizens for mentioning Taiwan as a country in its promotional materials at the Ya Kun Kaya Toast outlet in China. The apology was posted on their website on the grounds that the advertisement contained an error and emphasized that Taiwan is an indivisible territory of China.

Ummatimes -
Media in China, Global Times, on Wednesday, October 20, 2021, reported that the Ya Kun Kaya Toast outlet that caused a commotion was at the Golden Eagle Mall in Nanjing, China. In the promotional materials found information, which mentions Taiwan as a country.

Ya Kun Kaya Toast is a restaurant that specializes in providing coffee and toast. This restaurant already has branches in 10 countries in the world. This is where the fault lies, where the mentioned countries include China, Japan, Myanmar and Taiwan.

A staff member of the Golden Eagle Mall said the Ya Kun Kaya Toast outlet there, closed in recent days after the mall received information that the advertising material there was deemed inappropriate.

The State Administration for Market Regulation (SAMR) told the Straits Times on Thursday, October 21, 2021, that the authorities in Nanjing are currently investigating before granting permission to see if the Ya Kun Kaya Toast outlet can reopen. SAMR is an agency in China that oversees the market and is responsible for issuing regulations in a number of areas such as market competition, monopoly, intellectual property and drug safety.