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Ziyi Zhang Raises Awareness About China Earthquake

Ziyi Zhang Raises Awareness About China Earthquake

Ziyi Zhang and Christian Slater raise awareness for the recent China Earthquake at the Carlton Beach during the 2008 Cannes Film Festival on Wednesday.

The May 12 earthquake left at least 41,353 people dead, destroyed 5.4 million homes and damaged another 21.4 million.

China may take as many as 10 years to recover from the disaster, which left an estimated 32,666 people missing, Christian aid group World Vision said.

Ziyi Zhang has personally donated one million yuan ($140,000) for relief efforts.

Sports star and Houston Rockets center Yao Ming has given two million yuan ($214,000) and half a million yuan to the Red Cross Society of China.

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Photos: Francois Durand/Getty
Posted to: Christian Slater, Vivi Nevo, Ziyi Zhang

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# 1

thats a good cause more celebs should do things like this

# 2
this is sad @ 05/21/2008 at 11:43 am

they should be asking all the chinese/ asian billionaires and government for money…america can’t help. we still haven’t finished cleaning up katrina

# 3

regardless if america is till cleaning up katrina or not, they should still help, b/c when katrina happened, many countries who had their own troubles still contributed
this is where international aid comes in, everyone pitches in and helps, regardless if its a large contribution or not
this isn’t called everyone helps, but america…

# 4

everyone should be helping regardless of the size of contribution, its not called everyone helps, but america…

# 5

China only needs specialized help and not any money or goods. Let the governments help them and gain diplomatic benefits in negotiations for democracy.

# 6

God Bless China!。。

# 7

everyone should help if they can….we are all human.

# 8

That’s very nice of her. I saw some footage and I couldn’t help but cry.

# 9

It’s sad that lives had to be lost, but china is overpopulated.
It was good it happened there.

aww she looks so pretty and sad. poor gil <3

Jing – I disagree with you comment. It isn’t good to happen anywhere to anyone even if the area or country is overpopulated.

I feel really sorry for the Chinese people. I wish I could help them in some way. I wish I could physically go over there and help them. :(

are you ****** kidding? she makes 10 times more than that in a movie and she’s dating a ****** billionaire. is 214K really ALL she can give? that’s a shame

p, i agree with u…and take note she gave only 140k, 214k is by yao ming.

GOD BLESS CHINA indeed!!! I truly feel for the people of that country (as well as Myanmar). There needs to be a relief concert or comic relief for the 2 countries. Something about disaster fatigue, but come on we thing we’re tired- imagine how they feel.

32,666…..uh oh doom

this is sad @ 05/21/2008 at 11:43 am

they should be asking all the chinese/ asian billionaires and government for money…america can’t help. we still haven’t finished cleaning up katrina
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oh, Chinese billionaires are donating billions actually. some HK billionaires donate hundreds millions EACH….

I have never China, HK, TW and all the oversea Chinese are so mobilized. It seems every Chinese is donating…

Every famous Chinese athlete, actors, entrepreneurs etc…are donating..

guys who cares she only donated a million! THATS MORE THAN U COULD EVER GIVE

this is sad @ 05/21/2008 at 11:43 am

i totally agree. many of the chinese are richer than the americans.

And I hope some of the Chinese doesn’t steal the money that were donate. If they did, I am not surprise.

China made billions of dollars (US) in selling chemicals to poison food in the form of preservatives to Asia, South America, South Africa and even America and Europe and its government officials made billions in corruption, selling organs of prisoners. It is time they pay these billions back to the people. After all, Communists have been telling their people that everything belongs to the people, nothing is private thus cannot be privately owned. I’m sorry about these victims but I refuse to help. Aids will end up in corrupted officials’ Swiss bank accounts, not these people. The people should replace their public servants.

Where’s Angelina?

are you ****** kidding? she makes 10 times more than that in a movie and she’s dating a ****** billionaire. is 214K really ALL she can give? that’s a shame
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WORD!! She is promoting herself.

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Yep, Where’s Angelina?

who cares where angelina is? thousands of people died. there are more important stuff than following brangelina and their kids everywhere blaah

it’s just really sad to see some of the comments made here..
what do you mean by “good it happened there b/c it’s overpopulated”.. it’ is human lives we are talking about here.. i can’t believe comments like this are being made.. u should be ashamed of yourself..

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