Wednesday, April 13, 2005

Japanese least charitable with estate bequests: Survey

The Peninsula On-line: Qatar's leading English Daily: "Japanese least charitable with estate bequests: Survey
Web posted at: 4/13/2005 11:54:1
Source ::: AFP
LONDON: People in Japan are the least likely to give away their fortune to charity upon death, while more than a third of Singaporeans would happily make such a donation, research by insurance giant AXA revealed yesterday.
Only one percent of Japanese surveyed said they would bequeath their estates to charity, according to AXA.
The tight-fisted in Japan were tailed by the Italians, where only two percent said they would also make such a donation"

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