ad info




TIME Asia
TIME Asia Home
Current Issue
Magazine Archive
Asia Buzz
Travel Watch
Web Features
  Entertainment
  Photo Essays

Subscribe to TIME
Customer Services
About Us
Write to TIME Asia

TIME.com
TIME Canada
TIME Europe
TIME Pacific
TIME Digital
Asiaweek
Latest CNN News

Young China
Olympics 2000
On The Road

 ASIAWEEK.COM
 CNN.COM
  east asia
  southeast asia
  south asia
  central asia
  australasia
 BUSINESS
 SPORTS
 SHOWBIZ
 ASIA WEATHER
 ASIA TRAVEL


Other News
From TIME Asia

Culture on Demand: Black is Beautiful
The American Express black card is the ultimate status symbol

Asia Buzz: Should the Net Be Free?
Web heads want it all -- for nothing

JAPAN: Failed Revolution
Prime Minister Yoshiro Mori clings to power as dissidents in his party finally decide not to back a no-confidence motion

Cover: Endgame?
After Florida's controversial ballot recount, Bush holds a 537-vote lead in the state, which could give him the election

TIME Digest
FORTUNE.com
FORTUNE China
MONEY.com

TIME Asia Services
Subscribe
Subscribe to TIME! Get up to 3 MONTHS FREE!

Bookmark TIME
TIME Media Kit
Recent awards

TIME AsiaAsiaweekAsia NowTIME Asia story

MARCH 13, 2000 VOL. 155 NO. 10

Spotlight

FREE AT LAST: After more than 500 days under house arrest in London, former dictator Augusto Pinochet, 84, flew home to Chile. The general, who was freed after Britain pronounced him mentally unfit for trial, is unlikely to face further prosecution for human rights abuses that marked his 17-year rule. Illustration for TIME by Harry Harrison

Winners
RUSSELL COUTTS
New Zealand skipper graciously lets understudy steer in America's Cup clincher against Italy
RICHARD LI
Young Hong Kong tycoon beats out Singaporean rival in Asia's biggest corporate takeover
PRINCE CHARLES
Dances, sports fake dreadlocks and does high-five on Jamaica visit. That's Cool Britannia
  Losers
ROLAND DUMAS
France's ex-Foreign Minister quits top court post in wake of criminal charges over oil-firm kickbacks
LEE HSIEN YANG
Young SingTel head can't move fast enough, loses Hong Kong phone giant to guy at left
ERIC CLAPTON
Slowhand? Caught speeding in Britain, guitar god loses right to drive for six months

Verbatim
"The greatest and most monumental dance of death of all time."
ADOLF EICHMANN, late Nazi war criminal and key player in Hitler's "Final Solution," describing the Holocaust in a just-released prison memoir

"I would like to apologize for the things that have happened in the past."
ABDURRAHMAN WAHID, Indonesian President, during his historic visit to East Timor, on 24 years of Jakarta's brutal rule
  "The child was six years old. How did that child get that gun?"
BILL CLINTON, U.S. President, on the fatal shooting of a Michigan student by a six-year-old classmate

"It sounds like a bubble, it looks like a bubble and it feels like a bubble."
WONG TOON KING, chairman of Singapore Internet company SilkRoute Holdings, on the e-mania gripping Asia's stock markets

This edition's table of contents
TIME Asia home


AsiaNow


 Search

Back to the top   © 2000 Time Inc. All Rights Reserved.
Terms under which this service is provided to you.
Read our privacy guidelines.