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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?

Asiaweek Time Asia Now Asiaweek story

The Week of February 14, 1997

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C O V E R  S T O R Y
Solutions An important study explains how successful
Commandments Golden rules for operations in China
Enterprise State-owned firms are learning how to survive
Expatriates What foreigners working in China should know
E D I T O R I A L
Russia Boris Yeltsin's poor health is a menace to the world - and a challenge to international diplomacy
Aviation Foreign airlines will benefit India's aviation sector
T H E  N A T I O N S
Pakistan Can PM Nawaz get along with President Leghari?
Loser A desperate Bhutto tries to pick up the pieces
Hindu Raj Balasaheb Thackeray speaks his mind about India
Controversy A Taiwan shipment of nuclear waste to North Korea triggers a three-cornered diplomatic storm
Malaysia Tamer, but Lim Kit Siang keeps fighting
Hong Kong End of a safe haven for mainland dissidents
Interview Tommy Koh outlines the importance of better relations between Asia and Europe
B U S I N E S S
Stocks Philippine conglomerates offer value
Investing The Bombay bourse is down but not out
Market Highlights Soybean prices stay firm
Company Monitor Robinson Department Store
Markets Last Week A look back at the region's markets
I N S I D E  S T O R Y
Succession Mother Teresa is too ill to continue leading her Calcutta-based Missionaries of Charity. Who will replace this saint and when?
A R T S & S C I E N C E S
Society The mystery of Taiwan's radioactive buildings
Health The miracle - and dangers - of laser eye surgery
Entertainment Michelle Yeoh is a new breed of Bond girl
Books Two views of former premier Paul Keating
Technology Can computerization solve election headaches?
People Tiger Woods stirs controversy in Thailand
Newsmakers Arrests in the Hanbo scandal
Passage Veteran Long Marcher Qin Jiwei dies
L E T T E R S  &  C O M M E N T
Letters & Comment Joseph "Robin Hood" Estrada
N E W S M A P
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