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JULY 28, 2000 VOL. 26 NO. 29 | SEARCH ASIAWEEK

cover COVER  STORY
Health: The Power to Go On and On
Asia's senior citizens show they can live to be old and enjoy it. Why they are living longer — and better
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ALSO:
Community: The foundation of future care
Immortality: New research on aging may extend human lifespans to 120 years — and, potentially, forever
Smart Moves: Staying agile is part of the secret
Check Up: Asia's leaders struggle to get fighting fit

Viewpoint: Facing the challenge of providing social protection, health and education -- globally

EDITORIALS
Democracy: Why Hong Kong's leader, Tung Chee-hwa, should push for more power for the people

Bankruptcies: Lessons from the Sogo debacle

THE NATIONS
CHINA-TAIWAN: Through words and deeds, Beijing shows signs of softening its cross-strait policy

MALAYSIA: Anwar's second trial comes to a close — finally
Police: Attempting an image makeover in the post-Rahim era

JAPAN: Sogo has no money, the government has no clue

FIJI: The country's troubles continue even as hostages are released

Newsmakers: Putin and Jiang take swipe at NMD

TECHNOLOGY
M-Commerce: Will Net-enabled mobile phones ring up profits for e-commerce companies?
MTI: Japan's wireless content wizard
Undercooked: WAP services aren't ready for prime time

Cutting Edge: Convergence without computers

BUSINESS
Way Out West: How is China's investment drive affecting its far-flung provinces? Not much

Recovery?: Even a weak consumer spending rally in Indonesia is better than nothing

Investing: Money matters: except for a few laggards, the region's currencies are strengthening

Management: Snow Brand, Japan's famous dairy products producer, scrambles to save its reputation from ruin

Business Buzz: After signing its trade deal with the U.S., is Vietnam really ready to open up?

DEPARTMENTS

Letters & Comment: Asking uncomfortable questions about illegal immigration

NEWSMAP
This week's news round-up by country

STATISTICS
The Bottom Line: Asiaweek's ranking of world economies, now online


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