Once upon a decade

We take a look at some of the high and low moments of the past 10 years in Asia.

When FinanceAsia launched its website the internet revolution was still in full swing, China was yet to become a full member of the global economy and you could take a bottle of water on to a plane. Much has changed, some of which is detailed below

2000
The turn of the millennium did not cause computers around the world to crash, as a few Y2K crackpots had feared, but dot.com hysteria soon proved itself to be a formidable infection in its own right. Silicon Valley financiers assumed that access to the worldwide web would encourage people to spend all of their money buying online package holidays for their pets. The truth turned out...

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