Mahathir vs the IMF: The 1997 Asian Financial Crisis
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Mahathir vs the IMF: The 1997 Asian Financial Crisis(Updated: )
20 years since the Asian Financial Crisis, a look back at how Malaysia's then-Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad defied the International Monetary Fund, and his subsequent clash with his deputy Anwar Ibrahim. Has Malaysia fared for better or for worse in the long run, as a result of his rejection of the IMF's measures? Watch the full Insight episode here.
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Every week, our team of producers will serve up compelling arguments and insights on topical issues of the day. What's on the menu are topics or concerns that have set the region talking; of changing trends and news events with impact in Asia and beyond.