17 Mar '11, 4am

震災の時に助けときのことが、シンガポールの新聞に乗っちゃいました

震災の時に助けときのことが、シンガポールの新聞に乗っちゃいました

Madam Teo Woon Yee (extreme right) with her travelling companions and newfound friends: (from left) Owen Fong, Kelly Tyo, Oscar Fong, Yuri's friend, Yuri Kimura, Naka, Veronica Teo, Amanda Ng (with orange scarf) and Melody Tovey. -- PHOTO: COURTESY OF TEO WOON YEE TEN of us, comprising four adults and six children, were on a seven-day holiday in Tokyo when the earthquake and tsunami struck. We were about to have lunch in a restaurant in Akihabara, a haven known for electronic products, when we felt the tremors. We rushed out into the street which was already crowded with people. We were clueless and do not speak Japanese, and wanted to return to our hotel at Shinjuku as quickly as possible. However, a second surprise awaited us: the railway had shut down as a safety precaution against the earthquake. Worried, we decided to seek help from the Japanese and that was how colle...

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