Error-ridden sign at Malaysian tourism centre goes viral on social media

Tuesday, Jan 02, 2018
Photo: The Star/Asia News Network

IPOH - The City Council says it will take action against the person responsible for an error-ridden notice that was put up at the Perak Tourism Information Centre here.

The notice, which was pasted on a glass door, was intended to inform the public about the centre's temporary closure. The sign has since gone viral on social media due to its numerous grammatical errors.

The notice reads: "Sorry for the complementary, we are closing for the temporary, Saturday 30/12/2017 and Sunday, 31/12/2017 because we had an unexpected problem within with our networking and air conditioner issue. We are sure that we are been operated on 2nd Jan 2018. Tq"


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Ipoh Mayor Datuk Zamri Man said investigations found that the notice had been written by an employee at the centre.

"If there was carelessness involved, and the errors were made without thinking of the consequences, we will take the necessary action," he said, adding that a show-cause letter and stern warning would be issued against the employee.