Sat, Aug 02, 2014 - Page 1 News List

Relief efforts unite entire nation

NATIONAL EFFORT:Hotels and top companies joined charity groups and individuals rallying to offer assistance and donations to Kaohsiung residents

By Chen Ping-hung and Jason Pan  /  Staff reporter, with staff writer

Total contributions from these enterprises alone reached nearly NT$145 million (US$4.8 million), while Taiwanese businesses in Beijing and Shanghai donated another NT$10 million.

The Taipei City Government has also established a postal transfer account, with the donated funds to be forwarded to its counterpart in Kaohsiung to help the victims of the accident.

Additional reporting by Jennifer Huang and CNA

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