TITLE

A Tale of Two Systems

PUB. DATE
November 1981
SOURCE
National Review;11/27/1981, Vol. 33 Issue 23, p1396
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article highlights the rising standard of living in countries in Southeast Asia which rejected communism. It contrasts the economic stagnation and social havoc in countries in the region which adopted communism. There is also peace and dynamism in non-communist countries in the region. The cities in Singapore, Thailand, Malaysia and Indonesia are showing signs of economic prosperity.
ACCESSION #
6069755

 

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