The Man Who Saw It All (Cover Story)

Lee Kuan Yew and his ideas helped to make Asia what it is today. Now, in a candid, wide-ranging conversation with TIME, he shares his hopes and fears for the region's future

Lee Kuan Yew Reflects (Interview)

Singapore's Minister Mentor Lee Kuan Yew talks with TIME on everything from China's rise to radical Islam, from American values to Singapore's first family



Here's the Beef (TIME Global Adviser)

Say goodbye to London's fatty patties. Great gourmet burgers are back in town

Tech Watch: Surf's Up (TIME Global Adviser)

The island of Mauritius wants to be the first country with universal WiMax wireless Internet access

Bold Brunello (TIME Global Adviser)

Exploring the big wine described as Chianti on hormones


Spielberg Takes On Terror

Munich adroitly blends high-pressure action and humanity in a historical story that's all about our times

His "Prayer For Peace"

Just after finishing his new movie about the aftermath of the Olympic massacre, Steven Spielberg talked with TIME's Richard Schickel about his reasons for taking on Munich


The Art of Power (Exhibitions)

Three emperors from the Chinese Qing dynasty used the decorative arts to reinforce their imperial authority. The dazzling results are on display at London's Royal Academy


All Shook Up (Notebook)

An architect's admission of faked building safety data and substandard construction causes uproar in earthquake-prone Tokyo

Verbatim (Notebook)

Quotes of the Week

Letters (Notebook)

A Look at What's Next