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Secrets of Asian Longevity
 How to Live Long and Well
July 21, 2003 Issue

 Hong Kong: Gridlocked
 Tip Sheet: What's Next for Tung?
 Afghanistan: Taliban Rising

 Movies: Crimefighters Unbound
 Art: Sing.'s Renaissance Man

 Piracy: Wanna Buy Some Clubs?
 Indonesia: Lord of the Village

 China: AIDS Crackdown
 North Korea: Books on Kim

 'Weddingmoons' Take Off Top Headlines
Southeast Asia's largest flower farm, Dalat Hasfarm, thrives in Vietnam's central highlands, producing 500,000 stems a day for export. But the farm's 300 flower varieties aren't all that's blossoming in the cool mountain clime. In downtown Dalat, love is almost always in the air. Dalat has evolved into Vietnam's honeymoon capital. At hot spots like the scenic Valley of Love park and crescent-shaped Xuan Huong Lake, you'll find a lot of Disneyesque diversion, such as swan-shaped paddleboats. They may not be to everyone's taste, but there's no denying the romantic appeal of the town's evergreen forests, waterfalls and lakes. A...

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