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Power of Asia: democracy or prosperity?

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Former Journalist Fellow Giang Nguyen, Head of BBC Vietnamese and Editor of the East Asia Hub at the World Service has organised the first joint-project of all languages in the East Asia Hub.The World Debate panel covered the reasons behind the rise of regional economies and asked whether democracy was necessary for economic development.
The agenda for the discussion was put together by some of the BBC's multilingual services including, BBC Burmese, BBC Chinese, BBC Hindi, BBC Indonesia and BBC Vietnamese.
Go to the World Debate on the BBC World Service