However, the regional financial crisis, which began in 1997, resulted in the depreciation of the Brunei dollar, a decrease in income from the stock market and a sharp reduction in tourist arrivals, owing to the recession in other Asian countries. ... Public Holidays 2003: 1 January (New Yeara#39;s Day), 1 February* ( Chinese New Year), 12 February t (Hari Raya Aidiladha, Feast of the Sacrifice), 23 Februaryanbsp;...
|Title||:||The Europa World Year Book 2003|
|Author||:||Taylor & Francis Group|
|Publisher||:||Taylor & Francis - 2003-07-10|