社评 0921 东盟国家之兴起
来到马来西亚吉隆坡走在街头发现週围还在继续基建工程， 并且到处都是年轻人， 这充分说明这个国家正在不断之发展。
东盟各国近年来因為政治较為安定， 由新加坡為首之各国正在卯足全力為国家建设而努力。尤其是过去二十多年来， 无论是教育经济方面都取得重大成就。
无可讳言， 华人及中国大陆有着重大之影响 ，这些国家之经济命脉几乎撑握在华人手中 ，如今和中国大陆之交往更是得心应手。
回顾当年在英国、荷兰等帝国主义殖民时代， 几乎把各地之资源扫刮一空， 对於当地之建设非常稀少。 今天大家都先后独立成為束东盟国家， 尤其是如何改善民生及经济方面都非常尽力。
我们欣见吉隆波大小商塲人头钻动， 中国外名牌店及米其林餐厅几乎客满 ，代表了中產阶级之兴起。
Booming In Asia
On this visit to Malaysia we saw many young people on the streets in this region and the economy is booming.
In recent years the political situation in this region has stabilized and many of the people have more opportunities to start a business which creates a strong middle class.
Many big and fancy shopping malls and tall buildings are still under construction in the city, but we still see some
traditional residential homes among the tall buildings. It will take time to develop into a fully modern community.
We were very happy to meet so many of our alumnae friends in Malaysia, a country that plays a very important role in Asia.
As we look back in history, many countries were under British rule until they got their independence. These days, most
countries understand how important it is to improve the people's living standard and this thinking is the central issue for
We will wind up our visit and go to Singapore this weekend.