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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 March 28, 1997

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C O V E R  S T O R Y
Asiaweek Agenda How to win in risky emerging markets
Tips Balancing risk and reward
Russia The 356% growth story
Chart Comparing Asia's best new bets
Interview Malaysia's Deputy PM Anwar on investment
Vietnam Looking behind the hype
South Asia Will new governments boost the stock markets?
Hot Stocks The top 100 emerging-market funds
Wizards Five fund managers to watch
B U S I N E S S
Market Highlights Aluminum prices bounce back
World Stocks This week in Asian markets
Company Closeup SM Prime
E D I T O R I A L
Scandal America's fund-raising furor may dent its bid to boost ties with China
Drama North Korea's latest travails provide plenty of opportunity - and danger
T H E  N A T I O N S
Japan A fire and explosion at a nuclear waste processing plant cast a shadow over the nation's entire energy program
Nukes A controversial power source still sparks opposition
Hong Kong America keeps an eye on the transition
Malaysia Will Lee's apology soothe Johor?
China Beijing uses clean toilets and doves to promote civility
Taiwan A crackdown on corruption puts the KMT in a bind
Interview The man behind the action
Chris Patten Speaks Out The full transcript of his interview with CNN
I N S I D E  S T O R Y
The Professionals Some powerful Thais are paying hitmen to bump off their business rivals
A R T S & S C I E N C E S
Cinema Ramos orders a ban on a controversial new film
Health Asia can do better in the war on tuberculosis
Books Will the real Harry Wu please stand up?
People VJ Nadya Hutagalung's Indonesian Road Show
Newsmakers Thailand seeks Khashoggi
Passage Dorab Patel dies
L E T T E R S  &  C O M M E N T
Letters & Comment Calling for a Japan boycott
N E W S M A P
Navigate This Week's News by Country
Cover Illustration by Manodh Premaraatne

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Land mine explosion kills 11 Sri Lankan soldiers

TOKYO
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TIME:

COVER: President Joseph Estrada gives in to the chanting crowds on the streets of Manila and agrees to make room for his Vice President

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CHINA: Despite official vilification, hip Chinese dig Lamaist culture

PHOTO ESSAY: Estrada Calls Snap Election

WEB-ONLY INTERVIEW: Jimmy Lai on feeling lucky -- and why he's committed to the island state



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COVER: The DoCoMo generation - Japan's leading mobile phone company goes global

Bandwidth Boom: Racing to wire - how underseas cable systems may yet fall short

TAIWAN: Party intrigues add to Chen Shui-bian's woes

JAPAN: Japan's ruling party crushes a rebel at a cost

SINGAPORE: Singaporeans need to have more babies. But success breeds selfishness


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