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Southeast Asia: Tigers No More?
 Singapore: Lion in Winter
 Economy: Facing Up to China
July 7, 2003 Issue
 

ASIA
 Viewpoint: The Real Hu Jintao


ARTS
 Movies: Bloody Battle Royale II
 Books: Explosive Bunker 13
 Q&A: Aniruddha Bahal


NOTEBOOK
 Hong Kong: Resistance is Futile
 South Asia: New Friends
 Japan: Saving the Whales
 China: Outbreak, the Sequel
 Milestones
 Verbatim


TRAVEL
 Australia's A-List Destination


CNN.com: Top Headlines
"As of today, WHO is not advising against travel to anywhere in the world."

DR. SHIGERU OMI,
WHO regional director, after lifting the SARS travel warning to Beijing on June 24

"I'm a bit apprehensive. I've just been to the bathroom three times."

DAVID HEMPLEMAN-ADAMS,
British balloonist, before embarking on a solo trans-Atlantic crossing. He is hoping to set a distance record

"It's like Elvis. There's a lot of sightings of him all over the...

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