Asia's Odd Couple (Cover Story)

The region's future depends on whether China and Japan can get along. Are the countries' leaders up to the task?

Patriot Games (Cover Story)

Stoked by nationalism, a new generation of Chinese feels growing hostility toward Japan

Respect and Resentment (Cover Story)

Japan is becoming impatient with demands that it should constantly apologize for what happened more than 60 years ago


No More Mr. Nice Guy (Viewpoint)

Emboldened by his re-election, Bush will turn up the heat on North Korea


Flat Chance

Prices on cool TVs are dropping as new factories come on line. Is now the time to buy?


Yoga Is for Wimps (TIME Global Adviser)

If you really want to combat stress, take up martial arts

Your Health (TIME Global Adviser)

She Sings the Body Electric

Into the Wild (TIME Global Adviser)

The safari jacket, a favorite of the late-'60s jet set, inspires fashion again

Amuse Bouche (TIME Global Adviser)

How would you like your buffalo?

Check In (TIME Global Adviser)

The Sanctuary offers room for recovery


Radical Restraint

Yoshio Taniguchi's masterfully understated redesign of New York's Museum Of Modern Art shows that landmark buildings need not be brash to be brilliant

Selling Screams

A new generation of filmmakers is turning once lowly Asian horror into a hot global commodity


Still in the Picture (Notebook)

Official portraits of Kim Jong Il are disappearing from public buildings in North Korea. What does this mean for the Dear Leader?

Advice From On High (Notebook)

Thailand's respected royals speak out on the violence in the country's south

Milestones (Notebook)

Appreciation: Margaret Hassan

Verbatim (Notebook)

Quotes of the week

Letters (Notebook)

The Morning After