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Sunday, March 13, 2011

Bae Yong Joon - looking for ways to help Japan...

Source: myoce's blog

Who are the “Nice” Stars That Will Help the Japanese Earthquake Victims?

Taken from :askactor.com. by dongie
Source : Newsen

Top stars like Bae Yong Joon, Choi Ji Woo, Kwon Sang Woo, and Won Bin have decided to help the neighboring country, Japan, after the strong earthquake shook up the country.

According to some source, Bae Yong Joon have contacted his company the moment he heard about the earthquake and are looking for any possible way to help Japan. Bae Yong Joon is known to have donated 300 million won for the 2004 earthquake victims in Japan, and another 300 million won for the South Asia tsunami victims in the past as well.

Other top actors and actresses like Choi Ji Woo, Won Bin, and Lee Byung Hun have expressed concerns for the island of Japan and are looking into ways to help out.

NHK has reported that the number of deaths can be over 1000. So far, there has been about 680 reported deaths but in some areas, the number of missing persons cannot be counted so the actual deaths can amount to more than 1000.

So far, the number of people reported missing or dead has accumulated to be over 1300 people. The official number so far is 688 deaths and 642 missing.

Another article :

Bae Yong-joon Offers Consolation to Japanese Earthquake Victims

Taken from : asianbite.com
Source : Koreatimes

Bae yong joon sent words of comfort to stricken fans and earthquake victims Tuesday after a 6.8 magnitude earthquake hit northwestern Japan, according to Yonhap News. The earthquake killed at least seven people and sparked a small radiation leak and fire at the world's biggest nuclear power plant.

On his official Japanese website, Bae Yong-joon left a message on the forum board saying, "after hearing about the situation of the disaster stricken region, I am worried about everyone's welfare." He continued by adding, "to my fans and all of the earthquake victims, I offer my wholehearted sympathy. By all means be safe."

Bae Yong-joon, known more famously as "Yonsama" is the one of the most popular Korean actors in Japan, known for his role in various television dramas including the well-received ``Winter Sonata.’’ Hallyu or the ``Korean wave’’ refers to the recent popularity of South Korean popular culture including TV dramas and music in other countries, especially other Asian nations.

He ended with the words, "I pray that peace of mind for all the people who have been evacuated comes as soon as it can."

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