Singapore

Barclays Banker: 'I'm Gonna Burn Your F**king House Down'

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

Inside Job, Narrated By Matt Damon

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

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.

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.

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.