08 Apr '11, 1pm

Japanese businesses in Singapore unaffected by recent earthquake

SINGAPORE : Japanese businesses in Singapore are coping with the aftermath of the devastating earthquake and tsunami that hit Japan last month. The Liang Court shopping mall in River Valley Road houses 17 Japanese retail outlets and business for its Japanese tenants has not been adversely affected. Despite concerns about radiation-contaminated food from Japan, it seems to be business as usual there for shops like Japanese supermarket Meidi-Ya. Mrs Sakai Sachiko, Japanese housewife, said: "We are not scared to buy the things here as long as we trust the Singapore government." Jeremy Yong, a Singaporean and owner of an investment company, said: "I think all the products that we've seen have basically gone through proper screening. So everything that hits the shelves, we have a lot of confidence that it's in good shape." And keeping that confidence level up is what Japan Food...

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