February 10, 2013

saving 10,000

saving10K_eIn a war on suicide, who is the enemy? ‘Saving 10,000′ is the story of an Irishman’s personal passion to uncover the true causes of the high suicide rate in Japan.

The disturbing findings include the Japanese media`s perverse love affair with suicide, a variety of cruel and predatory economic pressures and an outdated and failing mental health care system. With the help of front-line experts and ordinary Japanese, many touched by the horror of suicide, the movie delivers practical proposals on how Japan can win a war on suicide. However with suicide such a taboo, the odds are nobody will listen. Or will they?

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March 27, 2011

tessenderlo charity for tohoku 3.11

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Was an initiative started by Rob Van Nylen (15 March 2011-11 March 2013), a Belgian living in Tokyo, to collect donations for the earthquake & tsunami struck areas in Japan.
All proceedings were transferred to the Japanese Red Cross and the final remaining amount was donated to Tokyo Brits, for their epic bicycle ride from Tokyo to Minami-Soma, on the symbolic date of 11 March 2013, 2 years after the quake and marked also the complete closing of this personal charity initiative. #GanbaroJapan.
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