You don’t need to be Japanese to enjoy the taiko drums. Yet if you really want to feel their full thunder, a trip to Sado island offers all the excitement of a rock’n’roll show.
Author: Duncan Bartlett
News that Apple may pick India to build millions of smartphones suggests a real challenge to China’s status as the factory of the world. But the deal is not yet finalised and India faces an uphill struggle before it can convince international companies that it offers a real alternative to China as a manufacturing base.