Bieber in Manila, gives back to ‘Yolanda’ victims

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MANILA, Philippines—International singer Justin Bieber arrived in Manila Tuesday aboard a US registered private plane to help in the relief operations for the victims of Supertyphoon ‘Yolanda” (international name: Haiyan).

The Canadian pop star will personally visit the victims and devastated areas in the Visayas.

The singer’s arrival is in relation to his fundraising activity through a “Give Back Philippines” campaign video through

His fundraising campaign launched December 5 accepts $10, $25, $50, $100, $200, $350 and $750 denominations.

Each donation will entitle the donor to a special prize and a chance to join the raffle which will determine who gets to have an exclusive hang out with the pop singer.

“In return for you giving back, I’m doing something I’ve never done before. I’m bringing a winner to come with me in the studio next year,” Bieber said in a video message promoting online fundraising.

“I want you guys to help me in the studio, give me some ideas. But first, you guys have to give back,” he said.

As of posting time, the fundraising has collected $583,251.


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