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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 November 7, 1997

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C O V E R  S T O R Y
Crash What now for Asian stock markets?
Hold-Out China's options as the region's woes spread
Help Indonesia gets billions from the neighbors
Target Hong Kong fights back against currency speculators
Investing Advice from a global strategist
Stocks Why technology counters may be the best bets
E D I T O R I A L
Currencies Hong Kong should keep the peg -- for now
Information Silencing critical market analysts is self-defeating
T H E  N A T I O N S
Thailand Bracing for early elections under new rules
Malaysia Talking with economic adviser Daim Zainuddin
Sri Lanka Life and death in Jaffna, city in limbo
I N S I D E  S T O R Y
Land Mines In Cambodia with the people clearing them
A R T S & S C I E N C E S
Viewpoint An oppositionist's solution for Thailand
Society Japanese schoolgirls sock it to the establishment
Health Hold your breath -- tuberculosis is back
Books India's Independence -- warts and all
People Jackie Chan and the "Asian Planet Hollywood"
Newsmakers Joseph Estrada bares all
Passage Eddies in life's stream
B U S I N E S S
Bottom Line How you are doing -- by the numbers
Market Highlights lightsExpect not-so-perky coffee prices
Company Closeup Manila Electric
L E T T E R S  &  C O M M E N T
Letters & Comment Basketball as No. 1
Bottom Line How you are doing -- by the numbers
N E W S M A P
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Cover Photograph by Thomas Cheng -- AFP

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COLOMBO
Land mine explosion kills 11 Sri Lankan soldiers

TOKYO
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BANGKOK
Thai party announces first coalition partner



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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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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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