By Nicola Bullard
Arriving in Jakarta on Sunday 11 January, two days after the rupiah crashed, and just two hours after the heavies from the IMF, I expected to see the streets burning....

Date posted: Friday, 1998 Jan 16th

By Nicola Bullard
According to the publicity, the Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) is an economic forum composed of twenty-one counties bordering the Pacific, and accounts for 46 per...

Date posted: Friday, 1998 Jan 16th

by Walden Bello, the Nation Newspaper, 5 December, 1997, Bangkok, Thailand

The IMF austerity measures brought a decade of zero or minimal economic growth in Latin America and Africa....

Date posted: Tuesday, 1997 Dec 30th

(A paper prepared by Kamal Malhotra, Co-Director, Focus on the Global South, Chulalongkorn University Social Research Institute, Bangkok, Thailand in November 1997 for Action Aid UK’s Development...

Date posted: Wednesday, 1997 Dec 10th

(A paper prepared by Kamal Malhotra, Co-Director, Focus on the Global South, Chulalongkorn University Social Research Institute, Bangkok, Thailand for presentation at the 7th General Assembly of...

Date posted: Saturday, 1997 Dec 06th

by Walden Bello, the Nation Newspaper, 4 December, 1997, Bangkok, Thailand

The dependency on foreign capital to bring about rapid industrialisation has resulted in profligate spending in...

Date posted: Friday, 1997 Dec 05th

by Walden Bello, in The Nation Newspaper, 3 December, 1997, Bangkok, Thailand

The bane of Southeast Asian tiger economies is due to their rapid industrialisation strategy which is highly...

Date posted: Thursday, 1997 Dec 04th

Easy Money on Silom Street: Or How Bangkok's Financial Yuppies (with Some Help from Their Foreign Buddies) Brought Down the Economy

by Walden Bello published by Business World, Manila,...

Date posted: Sunday, 1997 Nov 30th

by Walden Bello, in The Nation Newspaper, 15 September, 1997, Bangkok, Thailand

Betrayal, horse-trading, wheeling and dealing ­ that's all part of Asean politics. Walden Bello has the...

Date posted: Tuesday, 1997 Sep 16th

by Walden Bello, in The Nation Newspaper, 4 August, 1997, Bangkok, Thailand

In the beginning, it was Japanese investment that spurred Asean economic development, now it may be what saves...

Date posted: Tuesday, 1997 Aug 05th

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