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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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NOVEMBER 5, 1999 VOL. 25 NO. 44

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Leaders for the Millennium
A new breed of politicians and activists are ready to break the shackles of the past

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Hong Kong Leung Chun-ying
India Priyanka Gandhi Vadra and Chandrababu Naidu
Indonesia Andi Mallarangeng, Munir, and Emmy Hafild
Japan Noda Seiko, Shii Kazuo and Watanabe Yoshimi
Malaysia Hishammuddin Tun Hussein and Lim Guan Eng


Philippines Manuel Roxas II and Michael Defensor
Singapore Teo Chee Hean and George Yeo
South Korea Choo Mi Ae, Kim Min Seok and Nam Kyung Pil
Taiwan Ma Ying-jeou and Chen Shui-bian
Thailand Chaturon Chaisang and Abhisit Vejjajiva



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Monitor: How many nukes?
  LETTERS & COMMENT
EDITORIALS
New Start Wahid and Megawati must bury their differences
Shift Nissan's restructuring may speed up Japan's overhaul
LETTERS
A tough job ahead in Indonesia
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Wahidisms Everything from religion to economics
Diagnosis State of the president's health
The Fight for Megawati How the vote for v.p. unfolded
Philippines
Why Estrada's popularity has plunged
Forum
Mahathir's "Sinatra principle" has many advocates
Malaysia
Anwar lets loose - again
• Voting The bloc within the bloc
ASEAN
The bloc within the bloc
Interview
Alexander Downer on Australia and East Timor

N E W S M A P
This week's news round-up by country

A R T S  &  S C I E N C E
Media
Jangling nerves in Hong Kong as a defender of media independence is transferred
Society
An AIDS time bomb builds up along the Mekong
• Strategy A Malaysian campaign to woo clerics
Books
The woman behind Japan's poetry revival
Theater
Lea Salonga learns about comic timing
Cinema
Singapore's girl gangs get the movie treatment
Newsmakers
Sonia and Rajiv, a never-ending story
Viewpoint
North Korea must end its Groundhog Day

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Red chips
How to fix ailing mainland companies
Electronics
Thanks to the pegged ringgit, Malaysia's attractiveness to business is increasing

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