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    Chowking's tweet is classic amid fan fury at 'Chinese cooking' by refs in Gilas-China game

    Oct 3, 2015
    Fans felt got the short end of the officiating in the title match. Photo from Fiba.com

    GIANT fastfood chain Chowking was unwittingly dragged into the social media furor over the officiating in the Gilas-China title match in the Fiba Asia Championship in Changsha, China on Saturday night.
     
    Chowking, perhaps to its surprise, became a trending topic on Twitter as Filipino fans expressed dismay in the wake of China's 78-67 win over Gilas in what they felt was a poorly officiated game.
     
    So furious at what they branded as 'luto' or 'cooking' by the referees, some fans event went to the extent of issuing a boycott on Chinese food through the social media.
     
    Finding humor in the situation, Chowking's official Twitter account responded with a classic tweet. 
     
    “Wala po kaming kinalaman sa panalo ng China! Kung may lutuan pong nangyayari, sa kusina lang po namin yun. ;) #GilasPilipinas.”
     
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    Fans felt got the short end of the officiating in the title match. Photo from Fiba.com
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