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FEBRUARY 28, 2000 VOL. 155 NO. 8

C O V E R   S T O R Y
China: The Battle Begins
As hundreds of dotcoms bloom in the People's Republic, beleaguered bureaucrats confront the difficult task of encouraging the boom without losing their grip on society
B2B: Joseph Tong casts a Web over Chinese exporters
Chortling: Wang Zhidong should have laughed last
Crazy Man: Jack Ma goes for the shrimp, not the whales
Princeling: Antony Yip finds the right sites
Geek Chic: Shao Yibo grows up fast
Big Brother: How Beijing plans to control the Net




A S I A
HONG KONG: Like Father, Like Son
Tyro tycoon Richard Li goes after the phone company

INDONESIA: Turning Point
By ousting his foremost rival, President Abdurrahman Wahid strengthens his hand in the battle to push through reforms
Extended Interview: General Wiranto reflects on being sacked
Web-only Inteview: Juwono Sudarsono, Indonesia's first civilian defense minister

JAPAN: Grappling With the Truth
A former sumo wrestler accuses the sport of match fixing




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