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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?

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The Week of October 17, 1997

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A S I A W E E K  A G E N D A
Investing A comprehensive guide to winningwith mutual funds in good times and bad
Stars The top three trusts in selected categories
Internet Buying funds in cyberspace
Strategies What to do as Asia's currencies slide
Interview Advice from an emerging-markets guru
Performers The top 200 mutual funds
E D I T O R I A L
Haze Indonesia must take the lead in putting all fires out
Infrastructure Essential projects must go forward
T H E  N A T I O N S
Hong Kong Assessing the first 100 days of the SAR and evaluating Tung Chee-hwa's future plans
Policy Highlights of his agenda for Hong Kong
Ballots A rundown of the electoral system's modifications
Report Card Three local politicians rate Tung's performance
Model Singapore holds some lessons for Hong Kong
Myanmar Ne Win's emergence gets the pundits speculating
Philippines Redefining the crime of rape: Will it help?
Kashmir The PMs of India and Pakistan may be talking, but their soldiers are still fighting
India The army's morale is taking a hit
I N S I D E  S T O R Y
Terror On the hunt for Stinger missiles in Afghanistan
A R T S & S C I E N C E S
Viewpoint Ready to live with superpower China
Society The questors -- Filipinos' link to the spiritual world
Cinema Delayed spring for a Hong Kong film-maker
Health Bacteria: household tips to keep you healthy
People A makeover for Malaysia's Queen of Song
Newsmakers Jansher Khan on the rebound
Passage Eddies in the river of life
L E T T E R S  &  C O M M E N T
Letters & Comment War and peace in Sri Lanka
B U S I N E S S
Stocks to Watch Airlines flying through the haze
Currencies Exchange rates for 34 denominations
Currencies Exchange rates for 34 denominations
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COLOMBO
Land mine explosion kills 11 Sri Lankan soldiers

TOKYO
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Thai party announces first coalition partner



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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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