Sunday, 10 June 2018
Commentary - Tabung Harapan The People Stand Hand In Hand With Malaysia
KUALA LUMPUR (Bernama) -- Hand in Hand was the revered Olympic theme song when South Korea hosted the 1988 global sporting event in Seoul. When hit by the Asian financial crisis a decade later, the South Koreans had already learnt how to stand hand in hand again to surmount it.
For the love of their country, which was on the brink of bankruptcy and at the mercy of the International Monetary Fund s (IMF) policy recommendations, the people mooted a national campaign to donate gold and other valuables to the government, to raise up to US$20 billion to help put the nation back on its feet.
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