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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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The Week of April 19, 1996

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B U S I N E S S
Business Japanese toymaker Bandai invades cyperspace
Interview A talk with the young-at-heart CEO
Games Apple's Pippin- radical or just weird?
China Bandai's next target
Shopping Making credit cards safe online
A G E N D A  R E P O R T
Travel The bug is biting more and more Asians
Promotions Everyone has set aside a year for you
Visas Where you need them and where you don't
Hot Spots For fun, leisure and something else
T H E  N A T I O N S
Korea What's behind the latest show of force on the DMZ
Taiwan Lee Teng-hui faces his next challenge, at home
Russia The new closeness between Russia and China
Thailand Mr. Clean returns to run for Bangkok governor
Cambodia Ranariddh and Hun Sen make up- or do they?
Malaysia Add fraud allegations to Perwaja Steel's woes
E D I T O R I A L
Reds Russia is changing, but that need not frighten Asia
Troublespots Defusing the Irian Jaya rebellion
F E A T U R E S
Computing Making cyberspace Asian language-friendly
Books Reading the Japanese Mind delivers on its promises
Entertainment Woo and Travolta miss the mark
Health Owning a pet is good for your heart
Passage Ron Brown dies in a plane crash
L E T T E R S  &  C O M M E N T
Letters and Comment Don't forget energy conservation
N E W S M A P
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U.S. secretary of state says China should be 'tolerant'

MANILA
Philippine government denies Estrada's claim to presidency

ALLAHABAD
Faith, madness, magic mix at sacred Hindu festival

COLOMBO
Land mine explosion kills 11 Sri Lankan soldiers

TOKYO
Japan claims StarLink found in U.S. corn sample

BANGKOK
Thai party announces first coalition partner



TIME:

COVER: President Joseph Estrada gives in to the chanting crowds on the streets of Manila and agrees to make room for his Vice President

THAILAND: Twin teenage warriors turn themselves in to Bangkok officials

CHINA: Despite official vilification, hip Chinese dig Lamaist culture

PHOTO ESSAY: Estrada Calls Snap Election

WEB-ONLY INTERVIEW: Jimmy Lai on feeling lucky -- and why he's committed to the island state



ASIAWEEK:

COVER: The DoCoMo generation - Japan's leading mobile phone company goes global

Bandwidth Boom: Racing to wire - how underseas cable systems may yet fall short

TAIWAN: Party intrigues add to Chen Shui-bian's woes

JAPAN: Japan's ruling party crushes a rebel at a cost

SINGAPORE: Singaporeans need to have more babies. But success breeds selfishness


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