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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?

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APEC '99 By the Numbers
September 8, 1999
Web posted at 3:00 p.m. Hong Kong time, 3:00 a.m. EDT


    THE APEC SUMMIT
APEC '99 by the Numbers

Day Seven
Men - and One Woman - in Black
- Monday, Sept. 13, 1999

Day Six
On the Diplomatic Trail With Thailand's Chuan Leekpai
- Sunday, Sept. 12, 1999

Day Five
Days of Diplomacy
- Saturday, Sept. 11, 1999

Day Four
Even before he arrives, Bill Clinton makes his presence felt
- Friday, Sept. 10, 1999

Day Three
East Timor, Trade Talks, Clinton - and What The Leaders Will Wear
- Thursday, Sept. 9, 1999

Day Two: The Missing Agenda
Between East Timor and impending Sino-U.S. talks, the real business of APEC is being pushed aside
- Wednesday, Sept. 8, 1999

Day One
The hosts spend big to put their best foot forward. But will the Timor situation rain on Auckland's parade?
- Tuesday, Sept. 7, 1999

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 • $22 million What it cost to organize this year's annual meeting in Auckland

 • 5,400 Hotel rooms booked, stretching the city's supply to the limit

 • 3,000 Government officials attending the week-long conference

 • 2,400 Police officers on duty

 • 1,600 Journalists, photographers and cameramen registered to cover the event

 • 1,100 Size of the U.S. delegation - the biggest - led by President Bill Clinton, who will also be making a state visit to New Zealand

 • 1,000 Meals to be served the VIPs

 • 30 Official planes expected, bringing in delegates from the 21 member economies

 • 20 Size of the Papua New Guinea delegation - the smallest

 • 5 Chefs assigned to prepare the Sept. 12 leaders' dinner in Auckland's Town Hall


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