16 Nov '11, 1pm

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S'poreans'

Miyako, Iwate Prefecture Japan: Foreign aid of more than 17.5 billion yen poured into Japan in response to the massive disaster which happened in March. Singapore is one of the countries quick to provide support to the areas badly affected by the earthquake and tsunami. And eight months on, it's continuing to commit to the recovery efforts with the opening of a facility for the elderly. A ribbon cutting ceremony marked the opening of a new temporary facility for the elderly in the tsunami hit district of Taro. It was attended by officials from the Singapore Red Cross, the Singapore Embassy in Tokyo, Iwate Prefecture and Miyako City. The facility was built at a cost of S$1 million, out of a total S$35 million collected in Singapore between March and April. It's equipped with a kitchen, bathing areas, a toilet, a massage chair and bed for those who are disabled. Lim Theam Po...

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