State of Emergency in Japan: Singaporeans #stayhome

As Japan’s state of emergency and Singapore’s “Circuit Breaker” are set to be lifted, let’s take a look back on how some Singaporeans in Japan have been spending their #stayhome time – whether it’s supporting fellow foreign students, working from home, or starting an online cooking series. https://youtu.be/oa4UDYM84Kc

“Circuit Breaker” in Singapore: Overseas Singaporeans in Japan

While many overseas Singaporeans returned home before the “Circuit Breaker” kicked in, a number of Singaporeans continue to stay in Japan. Despite worries about Japan’s COVID-19 measures and potential healthcare collapse mentioned in the last interview, they have chosen to stay and fight the pandemic with Japan. Akadot TV spoke to a few Singaporeans in Tokyo, Kyoto and Chiba to…

“Circuit Breaker” in Singapore: Japanese worry about loved ones at home

As Singapore extended its "Circuit Breaker" period and Japan extended its state of emergency, Japanese living in Singapore have expressed their worries about friends and families back in Japan. Both countries put in place measures starting 7 April 2020, in order to combat the spread of COVID-19. Check out the last video to see how Japanese in Singapore have been…

State of Emergency in Japan: Singaporeans worry about healthcare

Foreign media have raised questions about Japan’s COVID-19 measures, such as the non-legally binding requests for closures of facilities and the low testing rate. A few Singaporeans working in Tokyo, Chiba and Kyoto shared their thoughts on the situation, as well as the worries they have about the potential collapse of the healthcare system. Japan declared a month-long state of…

“Circuit Breaker” in Singapore: How are Japanese coping?

Some of our Japanese friends have been working from home like the rest of Singapore, as others who are restaurant owners struggle with dwindling business. Akadot TV conducted zoom interviews with a few members of the Japanese community in Singapore last week, to find out how they are coping with the “Circuit Breaker” measures. “Circuit Breaker” measures were put in…