People Power Redux (Philippines)

The Philippine people took to the streets and ousted President Estrada—but who really made the key decisions that sealed his fate?

Glory, Gloria!

She has already lived in the presidential palace. But this time around, Gloria Macapagal Arroyo is running the show


Out of God's Hands (Thailand)

The child leaders of a Karen rebel group seek refuge in Thailand after years of jungle warfare

China Falls for Tibet Chic (China)

Despite Beijing's criticisms of lamas and their culture, citizens are getting into prayer-wheel kitsch


Top Performers

We like these films. But what we really love is what these actors do in them. Each is worth keeping your eye on — now, at Oscar time and beyond