01 Apr '11, 6pm

Jackie Chan, Asian stars raise funds for Japan

Jackie Chan, Asian stars raise funds for Japan

HONG KONG - Action hero Jackie Chan and other Asian stars raised over HK$25 million ($3.2 million) at a charity concert Friday in Hong Kong for disaster-hit Japan, where over 28,000 are dead or missing. "We're here to tell the people of Japan -- you're not alone," said Chan, one of the initiators of the celebrity concert. "Don't give up, hang in there." A massive 9.0-earthquake and tsunami hit Japan on March 11, devastating large areas of the northeast coast and leading to an ongoing nuclear emergency at a crippled atomic plant. "They have a long to recovery ahead of them, but I hope they can stay strong and positive," said Chan, who personally donated HK$4 million to cover the production costs of the concert so that the proceeds could go to quake victims. "We're here to help in whatever way we can," he added. "I thank the people of Hong Kong -- they have shown tremendous ...

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