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Lee, Ji-hyun 기자2012.06.19 14:46:21

 
Burger King disparages Asians

A famous American fast-food chain Burger King apologized to guests for its employee writing a disparaging expression on a bill to a Korean. Steve Son (45) from Los Angeles found a bill on which the employee had described him in Spanish ‘chinito’ when he ordered a dish in Burger King. ‘Chinito’ is a word derived from ‘chino’ meaning Chinese but actually, this word is a racial slur. In addition, a PAPA JOHNS’ employee created a stir because he described a Korean woman as ‘chinky eyes lady’ and a Starbucks’ employee sparked strong opposition in the Korean community because he drew chinky eyes on the cup of Korean customer.

Ajit Jain to succeed Warren Buffett?

“I have decided on my successor. The Board of directors supports him passionately.”
Warren Buffett who has been the chairman in Berkshire Hathaway, which is a holding company, appointed his successor with this statement. Last year, Berkshire Hathaway released the names of four candidates that might succeed to Buffett. One of the front-runners is Ajit Jain. This Indian-American man entered Berkshire Hathaway in 1986 and then managed the insurance department with its 340 billon dollars. Buffet had the executive"s ear and complimented Jain to the Board of directors because Jain rejected a million-dollar employment offer elsewhere. Therefore, we can see that he is dedicated to Berkshire Hathaway.

Steven Hawking a is frequenter of a sex club

The physicist and cosmologist Stephen Hawking, who has motor neuron disease, was reported to visit a sex club in California regularly. The British ‘Daily Mail’ quoted ‘Radar Online,’ which reported that Hawking, who has been a member of a sex club in California, has visited the sex club with friends. The University of Cambridge, where he has worked, admitted the fact but denied that he visits a sex club regularly. The University’s spokesperson said “It is not true that Dr. Hawking regularly visited the sex club.” In addition, “A few years ago, when Hawking visited California, he came by the sex club with friends a few times.” Meanwhile, doctor hawking said “Women are a complete mystery" in a ‘New Scientist’ interview.
 
The Russian National Election commission reported Vladimir Putin was the winner in the 2012 Russian presidential election. Putin polled 63.71% of the vote in the election.


Monaco Prince left with a broken face after vicious fight at a New York nightclub

The New York Post reported that Monaco Prince Pierre Casiraghi (24) fought with former club owner Adam Hock (47) and was hit hard. According to the foreign press, police revealed prince Casiraghi and his friends were hit by Hock. Casiraghi submitted this statement. ‘My face was hit several times. Now I have a scar on my cheek with a bruise and I am in pain.” Hock who was sitting with friends including supermodels reportedly punched Casigraghi and his friends. Prince Casiraghi, the grandson of Grace Kelly and the third in Monaco’s line of succession to the throne, lives in Italy now.

Recently, It was reported that an American soldier in Afghanistan burned the ‘Quran’ and books about Islam. The protesters were angry and staged an armed protest against the U.S.

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