The New Radicals (Cover Story)

Young and restless linglei are breaking ranks and rules in a search for personal liberation. but they choose their battles carefully

Linglei Like Me (Cover Story)

China's mainstream absorbs the counterculture as advertising caters to the young and restless


Blood and Money (Crime)

Did a vicious family feud decimate a wealthy Bangkok family?


Terror Behind Bars (Notebook | Pakistan)

An imprisoned militant's threats against President Musharrraf may have been more than just bravado

Where's the Beef? (Notebook | Japan)

A ban on U.S. imports could spell disaster for Japan's biggest gyudon chain and its enthusiasts

Risky Business (Notebook | Taiwan)

A drug bust at a "half-naked crazy party" sheds light on Taiwan's underreported HIV problem

Playing Chicken (Notebook | Thailand)

Thaksin Shinawatra's government comes clean on the extent of avian flu in Thailand

Verbatim (Notebook)

Quotes of the Week

Letters (Notebook)

Readers sound off on TIME's Person of the Year


A Kingdom in Chaos (Special Report | Nepal)

As Nepal slips toward anarchy, its embattled King speaks to TIME about his efforts to restore order


Mars Attracts (TIME Global Adviser | Diversions)

Get into the swing of all things extraterrestrial at the world's most-visited "visited" sites

Luxury Locos (TIME Global Adviser | Cost Of Living It Up)

Here's what it costs to take a ride on some of the world's finest trains

Colombo: Modest Perfection (TIME Global Adviser | Next Time You're In...)

Sampling the pleasures of the hopper, Sri Lanka's crispy, spongy signature staple

Pay Up for that Pushcart (TIME Global Adviser | At the Airport)

Airports charge extra for the easy route to your departure gate

You've Been Framed (TIME Global Adviser | Style Watch)

Have a glance at this spring's hip shades