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Japanese people from all walks of life send warmth… 311 “Taiwanese people take first place in donations” Japanese singer: Let’s think about what we can do for Taiwan

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Japanese people from all walks of life send warmth… 311 “Taiwanese people take first place in donations” Japanese singer: Let’s think about what we can do for Taiwan

0403Hualien earthquakeresulting in at least 9 deaths and over 1,000 injuries,JapanCompanies and celebrities have come forward to donate or launch fund-raising campaigns. Japanese singer Masashi Sada said that during the 311 earthquake in Japan, Taiwanese donated 20 billion yen (US$130 million) to Japan overnight, and asked everyone to think about what they could do for Taiwan. .JapanYahooAn online fundraiser was also launched.

Japanese financial institutions have gradually begun fundraising. Sumitomo Mitsui Marine’s parent company MS&AD Holdings Group has called on its employees to actively donate, and the group will also donate the same amount to Taiwan. Following the Noto Peninsula earthquake in January this year, employees of Sumitomo Mitsui Marine in Taiwan raised more than 10 million yen (US$65,000) for charity. MS&AD Holdings said the fund-raising launch is “a way to repay Taiwan’s kindness.”

SOMPO Holdings and Tokio Marine Holdings are also discussing donations. Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group plans to donate hundreds of millions of yen to Taiwan. Sumitomo Mitsui Financial Group and Mizuho Financial Group also plan to donate money.

Yahoo Japan’s online fundraising system has started accepting donations from the public. This emergency aid donation will be given to the international non-profit organization “Peace Wish Japan” for emergency support of food, water, medicine, hygiene supplies, shelters, etc. in disaster areas.

71-year-old singer-songwriter Masashi Sada updated the threads on the 4th. He said that the charity action of Taiwanese people in the 311 earthquake was not related to the amount, but related to their friendship with Japan, which was very happy. Of course the amount is also very big. He asked followers to think about what they could do for Taiwan, and received an encouraging response.

Yoshiki of the rock band Yoshiki is a famous philanthropist. He was selected as one of Asia’s 30 Best Philanthropists by Forbes in 2019.

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