19 Mar '11, 2pm

S'porean in Fukushima helps fellow S'poreans

SINGAPORE: One Singaporean in Fukushima has not only decided to stay on but he has also helped fellow Singaporeans. Channel NewsAsia earlier reported that 20 Singaporeans were in Sendai, located some 90 kilometres from the troubled Fukushima nuclear power plant. Singapore's Foreign Affairs Ministry has advised Singaporeans living within a 100-kilometre radius from the plant to leave for safer locations. Singaporean Terence Neo said the Singapore embassy contacted him and provided him with a list of Singaporeans who were in Sendai. He contacted them and arranged for a bus to ferry them to Narita Airport in Tokyo. Mr Neo spoke about his experience over the phone. "They were very relieved when they see our bus. They have a lot on their minds, leaving behind their work. It was a sigh of relief, they were doing their best to find us. They are already in Singapore. I received on...

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