CHINA: Cultural Slur Trips-Up Sports Shoe Firm
A Chinese footwear firm has been forced to recall scores of sports shoes after it admitted they featured an inscription of the name of God in Arabic - a mistake that deeply offended Muslims. Officials at Aile Group Shulemei Shoe & Plastic Co, a Hong Kong joint venture based in south eastern China's Fujian province, on Monday apologised for the error, said it had been corrected and all the shoes scrapped.
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