TITLE

Koreans forgo Pop Tarts to eat into public debt

AUTHOR(S)
Baker, Michael
PUB. DATE
January 1998
SOURCE
Christian Science Monitor;1/30/98, Vol. 90 Issue 45, p1
SOURCE TYPE
Newspaper
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Comments on the sacrifices made by people in South Korea to help to alleviate some of the country's financial problems in 1998. Citizen donations of gold and jewelry; Slashed prices on imports in retail stores; The cut in broadcasting time on television stations; Why the public wants the government to make its share of sacrifices; What the government plans to cut to save money; Outlook.
ACCESSION #
163415

 

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