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Naha adds English page to crowdfunding site for rebuilding Shuri Castle

  • November 7, 2019
  • , Okinawa Times, Ryukyu Shimpo
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Ryukyu Shimpo and Okinawa Times wrote that the Naha city government added on Wednesday an English page to the website explaining its crowdfunding campaign to raise funds for rebuilding Shuri Castle after it burned down last week. The papers wrote that the move is intended to make it easier for people in foreign countries to donate to the campaign. According to the dailies, over 350 million yen ($3.4 million) in donations had already been pledged as of Wednesday. Ryukyu Shimpo also wrote that the National Federation of UNESCO Associations in Japan launched a project on Nov. 3 with the cooperation of Yahoo! Japan to raise funds for the Shuri Castle reconstruction.

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