By: Chao Li-yan and Evelyn Kao
Taipei, April 17 (CNA) National Geographic Channel (NGC) on Sunday apologized for an English typo made on an advertising board for a fun run it hosted in Taichung, central Taiwan that day, on which the name of “Taiwan” was written as “Taiwam.”
The National Geographic’s Earth Day Run kicked off at the Taichung Metropolitan Opera House, attracting thousands of runners.
Some Internet users spotted the typo displayed on the advertising board placed at the starting point and uploaded pictures of the board online, sparking discussion among netizens.
However, the event organizer said while it had discovered the error before the event started, it did not have enough time to fix the problem. [FULL STORY]