Friday, 28 September 2012

South Korea: Japan must educate its people about WWII

South Korea’s foreign minister said Thursday that Japan’s wartime past will overshadow relations between the two staunch U.S. allies until Japan educates its people about crimes committed during colonial rule.

Wednesday, 26 September 2012

China’s Corruption Crackdown Takes Shine Off Luxury Boom

Luxury brands banking on a China rebound to boost sales may be in for an unpleasant surprise: weak demand in the world’s second largest luxury market may last longer than the economic slowdown as Beijing cracks down on conspicuous consumption.

Tuesday, 25 September 2012

Taiwanese war criminal sees himself as victim

But nearly 70 years ago, he worked for the Japanese army in what is now Malaysia, guarding Australian prisoners in one of the numerous prisoner-of-war (POW) camps that were scattered across occupied Southeast Asia.

Sunday, 23 September 2012

Iconic clock design stolen by Apple?

In this segment of today’s news, we find that Apple is being accused of copying an iconic clock design of Hans Hilfiker—a well-known Swiss engineer and designer.  The picture below depicts the recently added clock design update in the iPad, and right next to it is the clock design which the Swiss Federal Railway owns the trademark to.
“SBB is the sole owner of the trademark and copyright of the railway clock. The railway company will now get in touch with Apple. The aim is a legal, as well as a financial solution. It is not right that one [Apple] simply copies the design.”

Why you should buy iphone 5?

When you are late for appointment, blame it on iphone 5 for giving you wrong direction. Your only fault is you bought an iphone 5.