Asia's Heroes (Asia's Heroes)

TIME celebrates inspirational figures in the arts, sports, business and more-and highlights the extraordinary courage shown in the wake of the tsunami

The Kindness of Strangers (Asia's Heroes)

Confronted with the devastation of the tsunami, ordinary people performed extraordinary acts

Park Ji Sung (Asia's Heroes)

Bringing a little Seoul to Manchester United

Bill Kong (Asia's Heroes)

Chinese Film Champion

Ken Watanabe (Asia's Heroes)

Lord of the Samurai, Protector of Geishas

Li Yuchun (Asia's Heroes)

Loved for Being Herself

Nobu (Asia's Heroes)

Japan's Celebrity Chef to the Stars


Bali: Once Again (Notebook)

Bombers target Indonesia's resort island for a repeat of the October 12, 2002 attacks

Catch of the Century (Notebook)

Japanese scientists capture a live giant squid on film for the first time

Unsportsmanlike Conduct (Notebook)

A row between the captain and coach of India's national team captivates the cricket loving nation


China's Web Watchers

The Internet was supposed to be immune to censorship, but Beijing has found ways to stifle online dissent


Paix Rise (TIME Global Adviser)

Cambodia's Siem Reap gets its hippest hotel yet

Style Watch (TIME Global Adviser)

The East is Red Ocher