Monday, 31 December 2012

Apple Maps glitch could be deadly: Australian police

Australian police Monday warned motorists about using the map system on new Apple iPhones after rescuing several people left stranded in the wilderness, saying the errors could prove deadly.

Robert Parker’s newsletter moving to Singapore

Influential US wine critic Robert Parker is moving the headquarters of his newsletter to Singapore after selling a major stake to investors based in the city-state, a report said yesterday.

Exposé reveals ascent to riches by ‘Immortals’ heirs

Study shows how descendants of eight party founding fathers are multibillion-dollar players at the forefront of country’s ‘red aristocracy’

Exodus of China’s rich and skilled for better lives

Politics, pollution and education among factors that saw 150,000 leave last year, report says

Mysteries surrounding Heywood murder begin to unfold

An investigative report about China’s most infamous former police officer Wang Lijun by China’s Southern Metropolis Weekly magazine has answered some unanswered questions relating to the murder of British businessmen Neil Heywood, whose death precipitated the downfall of China’s once powerful and ambitious politician Bo Xilai.