S Korea's Ahn Jae Wook donates for quake victims

2008-05-17 05:00:31 GMT       2008-05-17 13:00:31 (Beijing Time)       xinhuanet

BEIJING, May 17 -- Ahn Jae Wook, a familiar South Korean TV actor to the Chinese audiences, became the first foreign entertainer to make a donation to the victims of the Chinese earthquake, when on Thursday he gave 50 million South Korean won, about 350,000 yuan, to a fund organized by the Chinese singer Han Hong.

Chinese website Sina quoted a letter from Ahn Jae Wook as saying that he had seen the devastating situation in the earthquake-hit Sichuan Province on television and wanted to ask his friend Han Hong to help him deliver the money as well as his blessing.

Han Hong has organized a fund-raising activity for the earthquake victims on Wednesday, which received great support from both common people and entertainment stars.

(Source: CCTV.com)

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