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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?

Asiaweek Time Asia Now Asiaweek story

The Week of July 4, 1997

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C O V E R  S T O R Y
McChina U.S. politics are suspect, but mainlanders can't get enough American pop culture and kitsch
E D I T O R I A L
Tragedy Rivalry between co-premiers must not ruin Cambodia
Stocks Red-hot "red chips" can be dangerous
T H E  N A T I O N S
Philippines The (unofficial) race for president is under way,and Renato de Villa could be Ramos's successor
Soldiers A bureaucracy packed with military men
Interview Cautious responses from the defense secretary
Election Are dirty tricks endemic at the polls?
Cambodia Tracking the infamous and elusive Pol Pot
Thailand Politics and egos add to the economic quandary
Interview A top minister defends his government's policies
Diplomacy After 25 years, Kashmir is up for discussion
A R T S & S C I E N C E S
Viewpoint Myanmar positions tailored for all
Art Investment tip: Vietnam's modern masters
Cinema Zhang Yuan is silenced, but still says plenty
Books Family problems in Hawaii, and Hong Kong history
Health Got a cold? Next time, try partying
People Zheng Jun, China's new chart-buster
Newsmakers An opium epic crashes in Beijing
Passage Currents in the river of life
B U S I N E S S
Rebirth Scandals among the old guard are forcing a majoroverhaul of venerable Japan Inc.
In/Out Some of the dying practices - and their replacements
Newcomers The youth movement at the top of old-line firms
Bakun Fallout from the mega-project's financing woes
Entrepreneur Can Encorp's Effendi Norwawi hit the big time?
Investing Never lose sight of the small picture
Stocks Media shares can reflect higher consumer spending
Market Highlights A bumper crop withers corn prices
Company Monitor Thai Airways International
Market Roundup How regional markets fared in the past week
L E T T E R S  &  C O M M E N T
Letters & Comment The Taliban cannot survive
N E W S M A P
Navigate this week's news by country
Cover Illustration by Asiaweek
Cover Photograph by Frederic Brown

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