HOME / The Motley Fool : The Asian About-Face Suddenly the region's fondest admirers don't love it anymore. By James Surowiecki|Posted Friday, Jan. 23, 1998, at 3:30 AM Tweet Tweet MYSLATE Save this story. Follow all The Motley Fool articles. Follow the Arts section. Follow stories by James Surowiecki. MySlate is a new tool that lets you track your favorite parts of Slate. You can follow authors and sections, track comment threads you're interested in, and more. SLATE'S MOST VIRAL Is Wal-Mart in Trouble? Is Amazon to Blame? Who Said It: Toronto Mayor Rob Ford or Simpsons Mayor Diamond Joe Quimby? Is Your State Bird a Stupid State Bird? What It Should Be Instead. James Surowiecki writes the financial column at The New Yorker. Click here to load comments.