I have already developed enough first impressions of this delightful city to fill up a few posts, but what has been so easily apparent to me is just how stubbornly, wonderfully Madrid is committed to being Madrid and doesn’t care if anyone likes it or not (for the record, I like it). 363 more words
A memorial to a Korean who assassinated a Japanese official more than a century ago has drawn a flood of visitors since it opened in China in January despite Japanese criticism. 372 more words
Japan’s Hitachi Corporation has announced that it is manufacturing elevators that will reach speeds of 72km/h (45 mph) for a giant high-rise being built in Guangzhou, China.