Tilt {1997}

Giang Nguyen Hoang

In 1997, one of the worst financial crisis broke out in South East Asia, throwing Indonesia, the most populous country in the region into chaos. Lee Kuan Yew, senior prime minister of Singapore recalls " ...property prices collapsed, companies collapsed, the social fabric collapsed,...churches have been burned, mosques have been attacked, they killed each other...and it's all fallout of an economic crisis." Living in Vietnam, a country which was safe during the 1997 crisis, I just remember of the crisis from TV news. For me, the sounds and images from bad TV transmissions somehow describe the chaos and fear of those horrified days.
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