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November 30, 2000

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JANUARY 21, 2000 VOL. 26 NO. 2

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Seeds of Division
Nature run amok or future cornucopia? Consumers face the furore over bio-engineered foods

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Good Seed, Bad Seed
The pros and cons of GM products

Critical Mass
Greenpeace breaks new ground in Hong Kong



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Philippines
Estrada goes into damage-control mode with a new cabinet and agenda. Will it work?
• Law & Order
Mixed reviews for Manila's 'Dirty Harry'

Indonesia
Wahid is caught between the army and the Islamists
• Reporter's Notebook: Ambon
Reporting from the Ground Zero of sectarian violence

Thailand
Why the old-style politicians refuse to fade away

China
The fallout from the Karmapa Lama's flight to India
• Bishops
Taking on the Vatican

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Mr. Risk
TV mogul Subhash Chandra's plan to bring satellite phone service to India is his biggest show yet

N E W S M A P
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The Olympics
After a shaky start, Sydney is in the home straight for the 27th Olympiad
• Celebration
The pre-games cultural extravaganza

People
Thailand's tennis duo surprises the world

Newsmakers
Scions of the wealthy sentenced in Manila

B U S I N E S S
Shampoo Wars
Procter & Gamble beats Unilever in China's stores

Cold Cash
How Thai Union Frozen Food rules the tuna trade

Viewpoint
Clouds over Korean economic reform

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Investing
Picking Asia's most promising technology stocks with Aberdeen Asset Management's Hugh Young

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