Book Zoher Abdoolcarim

Graduate, University of Wisconsin, Madison. Former: foreign correspondent based in Indonesia, Malaysia and Singapore; Managing Editor, Asiaweek; Economics Editor, Singapore-owned Asian Business. Involved in watershed Asia stories including the Ninoy Aquino assassination, the ousters of Ferdinand Marcos in the Philippines and former Indonesian President Suharto, the Tiananmen Square crackdown in Beijing, Hong Kong's handover to China, the Asian financial crisis and the impact of the September 11 attacks on the region. Has interviewed many of Asia's leaders. With TIME: 2002-08, Senior Editor, TIME Asia, helping shape all aspects of TIME's coverage of Asia; since June 2008, Asia Editor, TIME International, based in Hong Kong, overseeing the Asia edition; cover stories include a June 2007 article on the 10th anniversary of the British handover of Hong Kong to China, as well as a November 2011 lead essay comparing China and India. [+]