BANGLADESH NEWSPAPERS

Feb 4, 2009

Asia

In this issue
Edition: Asia
Vol. 173, No. 6


COVER
The Quest Resumes

By ALICE PARK
After eight years of political ostracism, stem-cell scientists like Harvard's Douglas Melton are coming back into the light — and making discoveries that may soon bring lifesaving breakthroughs



ASIA
Champion of Democracy (Profile)

By AUSTIN RAMZY / BEIJING
Bao Tong used to be a senior official in China's Communist Party. Now he is spearheading a movement to bring political change to the nation



GLOBAL BUSINESS
The Way Out (Justin Fox / Davos)
In Davos, as world leaders and business heads gather, TIME's Board of Economists grapples with how to heal the global economy

Botox for Barbie (Retailing)

By LING WOO LIU / SHANGHAI
Mattel's iconic doll is getting a marketing makeover, led by a pink-tastic Shanghai concept store



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ARTS
From Slumdog to Top Dog (Movies)

By RICHARD CORLISS
How an Anglo-Indian film that nearly went direct to DVD became the Oscar front runner

Burma VJ: Truth as Casualty (Films)

By ANDREW MARSHALL
An award-winning documentary on the Burma uprising is marred by heavy use of reconstructions

Exile's Letter (Books)

By DEENA GUZDER
Ha Jin's new book explores literature and deracination



GLOBAL ADVISER
Venice's Party Colors (City Guide)

By RACHEL SPENCE
Venice's annual Carnival is the perfect excuse to explore the city's sumptuous side

A Way with Water in Budapest (Check In)

By WILLIAM LEE ADAMS
A Budapest hotel brings cutting-edge design to the Danube's historic riverbank

Global Jukebox (Tech Watch)

By THEUNIS BATES
Not sure which Internet radio to get? Here's some sound advice on three of the best

Tapas: Bite-Size Beauties (Amuse-Bouche)

By LYDIA ITOI
The streets of San Sebastian are lined with places serving one delectable nibble after another

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