Japan, Taiwan provide financial aid to Czech Republic

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Japan and Taiwan have joined the multitude of countries that have provided financial aid to the flood-afflicted Czech Republic. Kyoto, Japan, which is Prague's sister city, has provided a financial gift of one million yens for the renewal of Prague.

Japan and Taiwan have joined the multitude of countries that have provided financial aid to the flood-afflicted Czech Republic. Kyoto, Japan, which is Prague's sister city, has provided a financial gift of one million yens for the renewal of Prague. Another 1.7 million yens was provided by one of Japan's largest beer producers and an important investor in the Czech Republic, Asahi Breweries and its employees.

The Taiwanese Culture Ministry has sent 20,000 US dollars for the repair of national heritage sites in the historic town of Cesky Krumlov in south Bohemia. The Taiwanese Fund for International Cooperation and Development has sent 100,000 US dollars for the reconstruction of flooded schools, environmental and health protection and renovation of the country's national heritage.