COVER

War at the Top of the World (Cover Story)

Thawing relations between India and Pakistan have brought a cease-fire to the strife-torn Siachen Glacier. Will hostilities remain on ice?

ASIA

Under Siege

As a vote-rigging scandal deepens and calls for her resignation grow louder, Philippine President Gloria Macapagal Arroyo is fighting for political survival

Going Up?

By the numbers, Pakistan is boomingóbut it's still not creating the type of jobs that will win the fight against poverty

GLOBAL ADVISER

Movies Made Easy (TIME Global Adviser)

Indulge your inner filmmaker with cheap, full-featured digital videocams

Kabul Calling (TIME Global Adviser)

A new travel guide to Afghanistan will whet your appetite for adventure

Give Me SoMa (TIME Global Adviser)

Welcome to Vancouver's brave new world of shopping

Into the Valley (TIME Global Adviser)

Travelers now have access into the land of the Dulong, one of China's most remote ethnic groups

BRIEFING

Economics 101 (Notebook)

As Japan's population ages, its universities face bankruptcy as enrollment plunges

Letters (Notebook)

A President Under Pressure