We're one big family

Abd Razak, Dzulkifli (2007) We're one big family. The New Sunday Times.

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TEN years after the Asian economic crisis, an independent panel of "eminent persons" for the Manilabased Asian Development Bank (ADB) in a recent report noted that by 2020,90 per cent of Asians will live in middleincome countries. The region will account for nearly 45 per cent of global domestic product and 35 per cent of the world trade (WSJ, May 4-6). The panel, however, was quick to point out: "This broadly favourable outlook is plausible if there are no unexpected major crisis in the world economy or political upheavals in the region." In the same breath, in a speech earlier this year, the ADB president observed: "The gap between rich and poor —both across the countries and within each country—is growing."

Item Type: Article
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HQ The family. Marriage. Woman
Divisions: Koleksi Naib Canselor (Vice Chancellor Collection) > Profesor Tan Sri Dato' Dzulkifli Abdul Razak > Newspaper Clippings
Depositing User: Mr Noorazilan Noordin
Date Deposited: 17 Apr 2017 08:12
Last Modified: 17 Apr 2017 08:12
URI: http://eprints.usm.my/id/eprint/33262

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