Forbes.com; 9/21/2017, p1-1, 1p, 7 Color Photographs
ASIAN history, RECESSIONS, PRICE inflation, SOCIALISM -- China, FOOD production, and OLYMPIC Games (24th : 1988 : Seoul, South Korea)
The article presents a look back at markets and economies in Asia from 1917 to 2017. Topics include the Tom Yum Goong disaster in 1997 in Thailand that triggered the financial crisis in the continent, the long-standing inflation crisis faced by Japan, and the efforts of the Chinese Communist Party to transform China to a socialist country. Also explored are the imbalance in food production and the impact of the Olympic Games on South Korea's democracy and economy.