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In a book written in 1995 with a Japanese politician, Shintaro Ishihara, Dr Mahathir contrasted Asians' respect for marriage with “the breakdown of established institutions and diminished respect for marriage, family values, elders, and important customs” in the West.
“Western societies”, Dr Mahathir claimed, “are riddled with single-parent families…
with homosexuality, with cohabitation.” He might well have concluded that the absence of traditional family virtues from the streets of London recently showed the continued superiority of Asia.
To simplify: in South Asia it is traditional to have arranged, early marriages, in which men are dominant and the extended family is important.
East Asia also has a male-dominated system, but one that stresses the nuclear family more; nowadays it has abandoned arranged marriages.
In South-East Asia, women have somewhat more autonomy.
But all three systems have escaped many of the social changes that have buffeted family life in the West since the 1960s.
WITH her filmy polka-dot dress, huge sunglasses and career as a psychologist, Yi Zoe Hou of Taiwan might seem likely to be besieged by suitors.