COVER

In Search Of The Real Google (Cover Story)

An inside look at how success has changed Larry and Sergey's dream machine. Can they still be the good guys while running a company worth $100 billion?

ASIA

An Island on the Edge

Last-minute negotiations are the only thing that can save Sri Lanka from falling back into a bloody civil war

Taking Heat

Though Úlites in Bangkok are angry with Prime Minister Thaksin Shinawatra, support in the countryside means he's unlikely to lose power anytime soon

BRIEFING

A Pregnant Pause (Notebook)

A princess' surprise news spurs a ceasefire in the battle over Japan's Imperial succession

Verbatim (Notebook)

Quotes of the Week

Letters (Notebook)

How to Sharpen Your Mind

ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT

The Delights of Delhi

A new guide to the city's great buildings reveals a magnificent array of riches amid the squalor

GLOBAL ADVISER

Check In: Suite Dream (TIME Global Adviser)

The InterContinental Hong Kong's Presidential Suite gets a $2.5 million renovation

Surfers' Surfeit (TIME Global Adviser)

An array of culinary treats in the Hawaiian resort of Kailua-Kona

Thread of Hope (TIME Global Adviser)

Indian weavers say they have a wearable cure for skin ailments