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It began in Singapore

Granville Pratt Willis

It began in Singapore

by Granville Pratt Willis

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Published by R. Hale in London .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Malaya
    • Subjects:
    • Malaya -- Fiction.

    • Edition Notes

      Statementby G. P. Willis and Michael P. O"Connor.
      ContributionsO"Connor, Michael Patrick, joint author.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPZ4.W7335 It
      The Physical Object
      Pagination189 p.
      Number of Pages189
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL6258318M
      LC Control Number58034791
      OCLC/WorldCa1240375

        In the s, the city-state of Singapore was an undeveloped country with a GDP per capita of less than U.S. $ Today, it is one of the world's fastest-growing economies. Its GDP per capita has risen to an incredible U.S. $60,, making it one of the strongest economies in the world.   The book store chain, renamed Borders Group Inc., spins off from Kmart and goes public on the New York Stock Exchange (Ticker: BGP) under CEO Robert DiRomualdo. At the time, Borders' innovative inventory management system was considered " the envy of the industry," as one publisher put it, and was a catalyst in the forthcoming boom in.

      The first and among the funniest is The Singapore Grip () by the late British author J.G. Farrell. A savage comedy, it is set during the fall of Singapore to Japanese forces in World War II. Singapore Sapphire is the first book in a new series called Harriet Gordon Mystery. The story takes place in the early s. The book stars Harriet Gordon who just moved to Singapore to help her brother to run a school for boy. The school is unable to pay her so she advertises her services as a personal secretary/5.

      East Asia/Southeast Asia:: Singapore. All Space Capital. Skyline of the Singapore business district. The larger of two Merlions (half fish-half lion creatures) may be seen spouting along the pier. Singapore is one of the world's leading financial centers. Factbook photos - obtained from a variety of sources - are in the public domain and are.   The Battle of Singapore, the Massacre of Chinese and Understanding of the Issue in Postwar Japan. Hayashi Hirofumi. Shortly after British forces surrendered in Singapore on 15 February , the Japanese military began operation Kakyou Shukusei [a] or Dai Kenshou [b], known in the Chinese community of Singapore as the Sook Ching ("Purge") [c], in which many local Chinese were .


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