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06/03/08
China Earthquake
Filed under: General, China
Posted by: Alan @ 12:08 pm

The Sichuan earthquake has been distressing.  The only bright side is seeing China and the international community working together to raise funds for the victims.  PayPal is doing it’s small part by offering free payment processing for MSN’s Project Hope.

I was quite proud to hear that eBay was donating a total of 1m RMB, a combination of employee donations, corporate matching program, China Business Unit contributions, and eBay Foundation donation.  Then I heard my friend say Coke donated 10m!

This article is fascinating, explaining the theory that China is suffering through 5 major disasters to balance out the future greatness of the Olympics:
http://www.asiasentinel.com/index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=1212&Itemid=34

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