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Web-only Exclusives
November 30, 2000

From Our Correspondent: Hirohito and the War
A conversation with biographer Herbert Bix

From Our Correspondent: A Rough Road Ahead
Bad news for the Philippines - and some others

From Our Correspondent: Making Enemies
Indonesia needs friends. So why is it picking fights?

Asiaweek Time Asia Now Asiaweek story

The Week of January 17, 1997

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C O V E R  S T O R Y
Singapore Premier Goh Chok Tong led his party to a resounding election victory. Now where will he lead the country?
Opposition The man Goh personally vowed to defeat
Districts What's different in an opposition housing estate
Rivalry Malaysia is catching up, and Singapore is worried
E D I T O R I A L
Reforms Why Korea's controversial labor laws are necessary
Rizal Lessons for Asia from a Filipino patriot
T H E  N A T I O N S
Korea A rare apology paves the way for peace talks
Taiwan Provincial head James Soong isn't finished yet
Pakistan Political chaos raises doubts over the coming election
I N S I D E  S T O R Y
India Up close with Kashmir's chief minister as he cheats death - and tries to bring peace to his troubled state
Photo Gallery Accompanying photographs by Sankalan
A R T S & S C I E N C E S
Viewpoint China's campaign to promote "spiritual civilization" is a reformist stratagem
Cinema Korea's filmmakers face challenging times
Interview Director Park Kwang Su on the way ahead
Books China is still saying no to the U.S.
Health Are you sure your protective goggles are safe?
Technology Is the world ready for online gambling?
People A royal award for a Hong Kong movie queen
Newsmakers Kesri wins a top Congress post
Passage You Min dies
B U S I N E S S
Property The good times return to Hong Kong's real-estatemarket - along with the speculators
Head-to-head Prescriptions for Asian competitiveness
Tenaga Malaysia's war on power outages
Investing China's recovery will lift intra-regional trade
Stocks Look before leaping into Taiwan steel shares
Regional Roundup Last week's Asian markets
Market Highlights Nickel prices are set to strengthen
Company Monitor Tingyi (Cayman Islands) Holding
L E T T E R S  &  C O M M E N T
Letters & Comment Engineers aren't paid enough
N E W S M A P
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