Expressing our profound condolence on the people who passed away on the earthquake at Wenchuan, Sichuan Provice
After the earthquake happened in Wenchuan, Sichuan Province on May 12, 2008, our colleagues in Beijing office firstly recommended to make a donation to the disaster area.
This suggestion had been highly supported by all employees from Andac Hong Kong and Shanghai offices. The total collection reached to ￥71,000.00 in one day, in which ￥7,000.00 from Beijing office, ￥14,000.00 from Shanghai office, and the rest ￥50,000.00 from Hong Kong heard office. Meanwhile, Andac Hong Kong Staff also took part in a local spontaneity organized activity.
The collection from Beijing office was donated to the Red Cross of Beijing，in addition, the amount from Shanghai and Hong Kong were directly donated to Dongfang Steam Turbine Works, which is severely damaged during the earthquake. Liliane Lu, the chairman of the board of Andac, and Amy Li, deputy general manager, not only took the lead of the contribution, but also indicated to widely report the kind, harmonious, and patriotic spirit and behavior of the employees.
Per the announcement from State Council declared that the period from May 19 to 21, 2009 was set to be the Day of Mourning in China, all Andac employees of Beijing, Shanghai, and Hong Kong gathered together in the meeting room of each city at 14:28 on May 19, 2008, watching CCTV live broadcast, standing up in silent tribute for three minutes to pray for the victims who lost their lives in the terrible earthquake.