15 Mar '11, 12pm

Our photojournalist Xiaobin on why the Straits Times team was forced to leave Sendai for Tokyo. #Japan #earthquake

Our photojournalist Xiaobin on why the Straits Times team was forced to leave Sendai for Tokyo. #Japan #earthquake

Neo Xiaobin on The Straits Times team being forced to leave Sendai and return to Tokyo. A TEAM of four reporters from The Straits Times are in Japan covering the aftermath of the earthquake. One of them, 27-year-old photojournalist Neo Xiaobin, has been posting updates to Straits Times readers via her Facebook page since the team was activated last Friday night. In her first series of posts , she described how the team made its two-day journey from Singapore to Sendai, ground zero of the Japan earthquake. Here, she writes about why the team was forced to return to Tokyo from Sendai, and what they plan to do in the coming days. Tuesday, 4.10am (Japan time) It's 4:10am here, we're an hour ahead. Back in Tokyo, in Itabashi. Felt aftershocks half an hour earlier. Bed & table shook. When it happens, I find myself freezing, holding my breath, taking in the shaking and wondering ...

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