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NOVEMBER 24, 2000 VOL. 26 NO. 46 | SEARCH ASIAWEEK


Special Anniversary Issue
25 Years Celebrating Asia

YOUTH POWER!
Youth at 25
Asiaweek celebrates the new individualism of the region's Generation Now

Region in Flux
From Jackie Chan to Aung San Suu Kyi, the Vietnam War to the Asian Crisis, here are the events, fads and trends which have created the new Asia



20-Something
Comparing the modern Asian woman in 1975 and 2000 (requires Flash)

Beyond 25
From Kashmir to Korea, burning questions for the next 25 years

Voices:
Freedom
Writer Yu Jie says the law and the Internet will free China

Online
The Internet is rocking the region, by Hong Kong netrepreneur Yat Siu

The World
President Kim Dae Jung on the challenge of globalization

  Being 25 In Asia:
JAPAN: A Brave New World
Young webheads are battling Japan Inc. and ingrained attitudes to forge a new economy

MALAYSIA: Mod and Muslim
And fretting about Islamic conservatism

KOREA: Family and Career
Women want both — and are beginning to get them

SINGAPORE: Pushing Back the Boundaries
But can artists ever break free to be truly creative?

Editorial
Asia's New Rules Politics is out. Business and technology are driving progress in the new Asia

"To report accurately and fairly the affairs of Asia in all spheres of human activity, to see the world from an Asian perspective, to be Asia's voice in the world"
-mission statement, 1975

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THAILAND: Is Finance Minister Tarrin single-handedly sinking the Chuan government?

TAIWAN: Why is President Chen Shui-bian making moves that are anti-business and hurting the economy? The answer is political

MALAYSIA: A satirical play shows that Anwar lives, and that art is a substitute for politics

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