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AUGUST 18 , 2000 VOL. 26 NO. 32 | SEARCH ASIAWEEK

cover SUMMER SPECIAL
Asia's Best
Celebrating 25 Years of Greatness, Brilliance and Fun
[ special site ]

GOVERNANCE
The Best Government Reformer
How Asia Is Governed
The Best Local Administrator
The Best Activist


BUSINESS
The Best Dealmaker
The Best IPO
The Best Stock
The Best Advocate of Shareholder Rights
The Best Fund Manager
The Best Cost Cutter

LIFESTYLE
The Best Airport
The Best Hotel Service
The Best Hotel Gym
The Best Store
The Best Food


ENVIRONMENT
In Tune with Nature
The Best Forest Preserve
The Best City Park
The Best Transport
The Best Green Test
The Best Marine Preserve
The Best Marine Park

THE WIRED WORLD
The Hottest Video Game
The Hottest Gadget
The Hottest Portal
The Best Asian Websites

POP CULTURE
The Hottest Fad
The Hottest Toy
The Hottest TV Show
The Hottest Album
The Best Movie
The Best Short Film

TECHNOLOGY
Netizen: Edward Tian lays down tracks for China's Internet
Control Issues for Telcos: A Net pioneer sees China competition ahead

Cutting Edge: Palm in, VCR out, and Thailand gets coin-op internet kiosks

EDITORIALS
Corruption: China needs stronger institutions to fight graft
Cynicism: Japan's LDP must make some serious appointments

Letters & Comment:
India's Magsaysay awardees

BUSINESS
Shake-Up: New executives for old problems at China Airlines

Investing:
Anticipating a rebound in Taiwan

Transit: Will a Malaysian government plan to buy back a privatized commuter rail system solve the problem?

Business Buzz: Pressure from the top

THE NATIONS
UNITED STATES: Asia starts to take stock of what a new U.S. president might mean for the region
By Their Words: How the American Presidential Contenders Match Up

MALAYSIA: Guilty as Charged
Arifin Jaka: The man behind the verdic
The Long and Winding Case: Highlights in Anwar's sodomy trial


INDONESIA: Wahid — likely to hold on to his tenuous presidency
Suharto's Party: Will the real Golkar please stand up?

PAKISTAN: Mrs. Sharif's anti-establishment campaign

KOREA: Heightened expectations ahead of family reunions

Newsmakers: Reading Anson Chan's moves

Viewpoint:
ASEAN — seeds of the next crisis



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