Singapore

Olivier Desbarres was fired from his job as a senior Singapore-based banker at Barclays after a video surfaced of him berating and threatening a group of construction workers who were on a job near his home, The Wall Street Journal Read more...
From the director of "No End In Sight" comes a documentary on the financial meltdown of 2008 and the ways in which it could have been avoided. "Inside Job" provides a comprehensive analysis of the global financial crisis of 2008, which at a Read more...
Newstalgia Backstage Weekend - Tom Waits - Live In Stockholm - 1999
Newstalgia Backstage Weekend with Tom Waits, live at The Cirkus, Stockholm Sweden - July 13-14, 1999 Read more...
February 21, 1942 - Scorched Earth And Martial Law.
February 21, 1942 - Scorched Earth and Martial Law. News of the war not going well in the Pacific, worries of an invasion of Australia, Internment of Japanese-Americans living on West Coast of U.S. begins. Martial Law in Hawaii. Fall of Singapore. Sea battle off Bali. Attacks on Rangoon. Capitol Hill debate on War Powers Bill. Read more...
February 15, 1942 - "A Two Ocean War With A One Ocean Navy".
February 15,1942 - Rumors British forces in Singapore ask for armistice. Japanese prepare to launch offensive against Palembang, largest oil production site in Far East. German Warships Scharnhorst and Gneisenau cruise English Channel fueling fears of pending invasion of Britain. Russians push West, taking 4 towns and pushing Germans back to old Polish border. Congress calls for stepped up war production. Senate begins inquiry on why synthetic rubber production wasn't stepped up before Pearl Harbor in light of losing rubber supply from Far East. Labor troubles with strikes at largest aluminum production facility in Detroit. Read more...

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February 8, 1942 - Singapore And The Switch To War Time.
February 8, 1942 - Japanese step up bombardment of Singapore, 20 American ships sunk so far off coastal waters, Allies bracing for new Axis assaults especially in Pacific, Dairy Farmers threaten to Unionize. America switches to War Time. Read more...
My wonderful Kiwi partner, Schmoochie, was sent to Singapore for a job that was supposed to have lasted only ‘a few weeks’ but is now going on Month Two, with another five weeks to go. Needless to say, this didn’t make me too happy. But Read more...