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APRIL 3, 2000 VOL. 155 NO. 13

C O V E R   S T O R Y
SOUTH KOREA: Referendum on Reform
Though he himself isn't running, President Kim Dae Jung is at the center of a parliamentary election that may determine whether he can continue his liberal economic policies
Extended Interview: Kim on politics, North Korea and the Net
Censorship: A new tolerance is bringing sex into the arts
Viewpoint: A writer warns of a national authoritarian streak


A S I A
SOUTH ASIA: Mission Impossible
During a colorful visit, Bill Clinton wins kudos for diplomacy but is muted on the region's most critical issue, Kashmir
Eyewitness: A massacre stuns a Sikh village
Viewpoint: The President should have pressed for peace

TAIWAN: Tectonic Shift
While Beijing seems to be taking Chen Shui-bian's victory in stride, the Kuomintang struggles to keep from falling apart
Viewpoint: A tale of two presidents




T H E   A R T S
CINEMA: This Fighter Can Act
Chinese action star Jet Li is ready to conquer Hollywood
Books: Assimilation's woes in a sprightly first novel

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