After reading all the articles about the earthquake that happened in Japan recently, and despite the fact that there may be more earthquakes in future, it only further fuelled by desire to live there.
Many shops remained open to provide free shelter to people who couldn’t go back home when the trains had to stop running.
When they had problems with their power supply and requested everyone to co-operate by cutting down electricity usage, many shops did. In Akihabara, the famous electronics district, shops switched off their monitor displays. Some remain closed for business.
Square-Enix shut down their FFXI and FFXIV game servers too and offered to compensate players by making the month of April free.
Everyone is working together to overcome this huge challenge placed in front of them.
In Singapore, we’re fortunate that we’re safe from all these natural disasters.
But in return, it has made a lot of it’s citizens pretty selfish and uncaring towards others.
I’ve also did my part and made a small donation to Red Cross Japan via google.
I’ve never made donations before and I probably never will in Singapore with all the donation scandals that’ve happened here before.