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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
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From Our Correspondent: Making Enemies
Indonesia needs friends. So why is it picking fights?

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The Week of June 19, 1998

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C O V E R  S T O R Y
Crisis As the yen slumps, another precarious phase begins
Risk The Japanese locomotive is going nowhere fast
Rollover Good news for Indonesia: Banks and creditors agree
Interview The World Bank sees recovery in three to five years
Slump No buzz in the global electronics sector
Stocks Twenty undervalued Asian stocks for the long term
Investing A guru on the prospects of Asia's bourses
E D I T O R I A L
Nuclear Race Tempering the India-Pakistan rivalry
Changes Indonesia needs to push ahead with both political and economic reforms
T H E  N A T I O N S
Thailand A quiet revolution is underway. Can it last?
Interview Chuan on good government
Influence The world of patronage politics
South Korea Kim Dae Jung gets the red carpet in the U.S.
Malaysia Differences between Mahathir and Anwar again
Indonesia Islam awakens as a political force
Nuances How Muslims divide themselves
Flashback The Tanjung Priok massacre remembered
Radicals Who they are; what they want
A R T S & S C I E N C E S
Society How domestic helpers are being squeezed in the crisis
Cheated Indonesian maids get swindled in Hong Kong
Booted Around the region, doors close for migrant workers
Cinema Asia's hothouse flowers show well at Cannes
Health What protects World Cup players from the sun
Books Inside the slave trade: Chinese illegals in America
People A political angle for a Japanese comic book artist
Crusade A Chinese man's bid to win justice for his sister
Newsmakers Taking stock of Suharto Inc.
Passage Bre-X mining chief dies
Viewpoint Can Habibie last until elections?
L E T T E R S  &  C O M M E N T
Letters & Comment Chinese-Indonesians speak out
N E W S M A P
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