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A Taiwanese businessman has won an auction for the personal effects of late Japanese civil engineer Yoichi Hatta and plans to donate them to a museum built to honor his contributions to Taiwan, a local newspaper has reported.

The Chinese-language China Times reported in its Wednesday edition that the successful bidder, whose identity was not revealed, agreed to pay over NT$3 million (about $100,000) for the items at the auction held in Taipei.

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