Zhang Ziyi promotes care for children

2007-12-11 01:55:25 CRIENGLISH

Chinese actress Zhang Ziyi poses with an orphaned boy as she attends the opening of a charity program in Chengdu, southwestern China's Sichuan province, on Monday, Dec. 10, 2007. (Source: ent.sina.com.cn)

Chinese actress Zhang Ziyi poses with an orphaned boy as she attends the opening of a charity program in Chengdu, southwestern China's Sichuan province, on Monday, Dec. 10, 2007. (Source: ent.sina.com.cn)

BEIJING, Dec. 11 -- Hollywood-bound Chinese actress Zhang Ziyi traveled to Chengdu in southwestern China on Monday to inaugurate a local charity program.

The fundraising scheme, created to assist local orphaned children, was jointly launched by Shangri-La Hotels and Resorts and its charity partner - the Beijing-based "Care for Children," when Shangri-La opened a new hotel in Chengdu on Monday.

Zhang Ziyi, the "public face" of Shangri-La, also visited an orphaned child and his adoptive family.

(Source: CRIENGLISH.com)