Sunday, July 31, 2011

Book review: The Tiger That LOST its ROAR

Who is the Tiger?
- Malaysia

What was "LOST"?
- its ROAR

What ROAR?
- its POWER.

key excerpts
- back in 1966, 10 years after independence, we (Malaysia) were regarded as a wealthy country. In fact, our GDP per capita was nearly 3 times that of South Korea.
- 24 years later, in 1990, South Korea's economy caught up and matched ours at US$1,900 per capita in 1990
- By year 2008, South Korea's GDP per capita is more than 3 times (YES, 3 times, no typo-error) than Malaysia.

More facts and information, please buy one from DAP or bookstores.