Taiwan donates US$500,000 for Indonesian post-quake relief

Focus Taiwan
Date: 2018/10/09
By: Jay Chou and Evelyn Kao

Jakarta, Oct. 9 (CNA) Taiwan’s government donated US$500,000 to Indonesia Tuesday to

Photo courtesy of Taipei Economic and Trade Office, Jakarta, Indonesia

help with relief efforts in the wake of a magnitude 7.5 earthquake that hit the Indonesian island of Sulawesi Sept. 28, triggering a tsunami and leaving nearly 2,000 people dead.

Taiwan’s representative to Indonesia, Chen Chung (陳忠), made the donation in Jakarta on behalf of the government.

Speaking on the occasion, Chen first conveyed President Tsai Ing-wen’s (蔡英文) concern and sympathy for the victims.

Chen said that Taiwan’s government decided to make the donation to support Indonesia’s relief efforts and help the victims to return to normal life.    [FULL  STORY]

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