What is the source all about? Give a description of the source The source is a picture of the Cathay Building, which used to house the Cathay Cinema, Cathay Hotel and Cathay Restaurant.The entire building was completed in 1941 while the Cathay Cinema was built in 1939.It was hit by at least 14 shells in February, one of them striking in the 15th of February.It was overtaken when the Japanese took over Singapore. This shows that before the Japanese invaded Singapore, people went to the Cathay Cinema as a form of entertainment and to relieve the stress off of thinking about the future Japanese Invasion
What is the source all about? Give a description of the source This is an oral source about the Japanese occupation and his beliefs in Buddhism by Tan Geok Koon.He talks about how reading Chinese folklores helped him build belief in Buddhism and how Buddhism helped him go through the challenges during WWII. This tells us that some people studied religions as a way to past time during the Japanese occupation.
What is the source all about? Give a description of the source The source is an interview with 2 men who recall their time during the Japanese occupation.Mr K Nadarajah's father's colleague hid a radio in the ceiling in their workplace so they could listen to the foreign broadcast and keep up with the war outside Malaya but they got caught doing so as it was leaked to the local police.This led to Mr K Nadarajah's father being tortured and imprisoned. This shows that people in Singapore concealed radios in their workplace or houses to listen to foreign broadcast about the war even though it was illegal.This was a form of entertainment for them
What is the source all about? Give a description of the source The source is talking about the 3 main amusement parks present in Singapore during the WWII period.The amusement parks were turned into gambling dens by the Japanese.Chinese businessmen such as the Shaw Brothers operated them in the amusement park.The amusement parks were also precluded from raids, thus the bright lights attracted more gamblers and the den was often crowded.The gambling dens helped the Japanese profit as they were earning revenue by charging tax and license fees.The Japanese were not able to gamble.The dens were shut down when rumours of the Japanese surrendering surfaced. This shows that the people in Singapore went to these amusement parks to gamble as a way to entertain themselves in the midst of all the chaos of WWII.