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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 June 18, 1999

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C O V E R  S T O R Y
Children of the Crisis Asia's crippled economies show signs of being on the mend. But for many of the region's children, the reversal of fortunes has left them handicapped for life
Bangkok Still sheltered from the storm
Kuala Lumpur Critical test for a teenager
Manila A father holds on to his dream
Jakarta When a book is a rare treat
Hong Kong No jobs, no prospects
E D I T O R I A L
Anniversary Ten years after Tiananmen, China needs to face up to the trauma to heal it and move ahead
East Timor The U.N. must act to ensure the integrity of the referendum. Peacekeepers are one option
T H E  N A T I O N S
Indonesia The nation's hopes ride on a historic and largely peaceful vote. Megawati Sukarnoputri takes the lead
Flashback Remarkable parallels with the 1955 polls
Interview Abdurrahman Wahid says he should be president
Intimidation In Central Java, pockets of campaign violence
Aceh Where separatists led a boycott
Money Politics A hard habit to break
Philippines Behind the bitter feud between two top cops
Japan The fate of the "shadow shogun"
A R T S & S C I E N C E S
Technology India joins the commercial satellite space race
Intelligence India scrambles to keep its big guns firing
From the Web Sega: the dream that died?
Newsmakers Another trial for Malaysia's ex-DPM
Passage A murderer brought to justice
Viewpoint No tears for Anwar at UMNO assembly
B U S I N E S S
Recovery South Korea has made progress, but much, much work remains to be done
Q&A The new Finance Minister preaches reform
Chaebol Daewoo restructures with its back to the wall
Autos Korean carmakers look for the road to recovery
Investing A former bear turns bullish on Asia
Savior What now after Lucio Tan raises $200 million for PAL?
Dispute Cathay Pacific struggles with a pilot "sick-out"
L E T T E R S  &  C O M M E N T
Letters & Comment Improving the Philippine military
Bottom Line Your world, by the numbers
N E W S M A P
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Cover photograph by David McIntyre - Black Star

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