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  1. News - China

    In China, Samsung outshines Apple in Sichuan earthquake donations

    Posted Apr 22nd 2013, 01:00pm by Patrick Boehler

    ... Patrick Boehler As rescuers worked against time to reach those still trapped in rubble left by the devastating Sichuan earthquake, tech companies on Monday were also in a race, vying for generosity points in one of the world's largest markets. Samsung, the world's largest smartphone maker, is donating 60 million yuan (HK$75.4 million) to help relief efforts in Yaan, ...

  2. News - China - TECHNOLOGY

    People's Daily questions Apple's earthquake donations

    Posted Jul 24th 2013, 11:37am by Patrick Boehler

    ... Patrick Boehler patrick.boehler@scmp.com Tech giant Apple is refusing to reveal how much of a promised 50 million yuan (HK$63.2 million) donation it has made to aid victims of the earthquake in Sichuan province, according to a Chinese newspaper. In what is the latest public dig at the iPhone maker from a mainland mouthpiece, the People's Daily accused Apple of being ...

  3. Comment - Insight & Opinion - PAPER TALK

    Paper talk, May 4, 2013

    Posted May 04th 2013, 12:00am

    ... will go to corrupt officials In Apple Daily phone interviews, 51.6 per cent of 738 adult interviewees said lawmakers should not approve the government's plan to donate HK$100 million in public funds to the Sichuan government as relief aid for victims in the recent Ya'an earthquake. Nearly 60 per cent said the donation, if approved, would end up in the pockets of corrupt ...

  4. Japan earthquake donations

    Posted Mar 22nd 2011, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Red Cross Crossed cheques payable to 'Hong Kong Red Cross' sent to Hong Kong Red Cross, 33 Harcourt Road. Write 'Japan Earthquake 2011' on the back. Online donation at www.redcross.org.hk Inquiries: 2802-0021 The Salvation Army HSBC: 001-032366-002 Bank of East Asia: 015-515-40-400333-1 Bank of China: 012-878-1-044486-6 Hang Seng Bank: 024-385-094180-001 Details ...

  5. Actress coughs up thousands after earthquake donation allegations

    Posted Feb 10th 2010, 12:00am by Fiona Tam

    ... Fiona Tam Actress Zhang Ziyi was forced to contribute 160,000 yuan (HK$182,000) for Sichuan earthquake relief after outraged mainlanders criticised her for overstating her donation ... Zhang is not the first public figure whose Sichuan earthquake donations have come up short. Mainland writer Yu Qiuyu was heavily criticised after failing to prove he had donated 200,000 yuan ...

  6. News - China - SICHUAN EARTHQUAKE

    HK$172m donated to Yaan earthquake relief efforts

    Posted May 01st 2013, 11:03am by Amy Li

    ... Amy Li About HK$172 million from Hong Kong corporations and individuals had been donated to Yaan earthquake relief efforts in Sichuan province, according to the central government's ... Service said HK$172 million had been donated to earthquake relief by corporations and individuals in Hong Kong, citing the liaison office in Hong Kong. Scholar and poet Jao Tsung-I was among them, ...

  7. Comment - Letters

    Letters to the Editor, May 2, 2013

    Posted May 02nd 2013, 12:00am by LETTERS

    ... Best way to help victims is through NGOs The discussion is ongoing in Hong Kong about whether the government should donate money to victims of the earthquake last month in Yaan, Sichuan. ... confidence in mainland officials. Many of those citizens who suffered from the 2008 earthquake are still living in poverty. A lot of money was donated by Hongkongers to help with the relief work ...

  8. News - Hong Kong - SICHUAN EARTHQUAKE

    Legco approves HK$100m Sichuan quake donation

    Posted May 03rd 2013, 05:41pm by Colleen Lee, NG KANG-CHUNG

    ... Colleen Lee and Ng Kang-chung Legco okays HK$100m Sichuan quake donation The legislature approved a controversial HK$100 million government donation to official Sichuan earthquake relief ... put forward by the pan-democratic camp, including some asking the government to donate the money to Hong Kong-registered non-government agencies and to report back to the committee on how ...

  9. Comment - Blogs

    Why I didn't donate to Sichuan earthquake relief

    Posted Apr 30th 2013, 09:42am by Mandy Ng

    ... it intrigues me to read Chief Secretary Carrie Lam Cheng Yuet-ngor’s response to lawmakers’ boycott on her motion to donate public funds to earthquake relief efforts in Yaan. A South China Morning Post ... and the community would launch fundraising efforts. However, it is frustrating to see constant news about misused funds. The HK$1.2 billion donation to the 2008 earthquake relief in Sichuan was also misused ...

  10. News - Hong Kong - CHARITY

    Appeal for help to rebuild in Sichuan

    Posted May 20th 2013, 12:00am by Christy Choi

    ... The organisation wants to rebuild 500 homes in two villages seriously damaged by last month's earthquake- one village in Tiantaishan and another in Gaohe town- and is appealing for donations to fund ... Christy Choi christy.choi@scmp.com Non-profit organisation Habitat for Humanity is asking Hongkongers for donations to help fund the rebuilding of quake-damaged homes Appeal for help ...




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