Daily Archives: 2010-01-09

GIC stands to lose S$800 million

Well, it wasn’t hard to see this coming. But take heart, fellow citizens: despite our tiny size, we are at the forefront of one of the most damaging financial tsunamis about to hit the world in 2010. Singapore Uncle Trader, “GIC at forefront of impending CRE disaster in America: Singapore boleh!”

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Extrajudicial killings by Sri Lankan government

Philip Alston, an independent United Nations human rights expert said today there are strong indications that the video of alleged extrajudicial executions by Sri Lankan soldiers that aired last August on British television is authentic, and called for an inquiry into possible war crimes committed during the conflict with Tamil rebels. (See this video of Mr Alston’s press conference.) The …

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