The first piece of news today comes from The Inquirer. In China, it seems that a $50 office program will win over MS Office. The reason it isn't free (Like Star Office or Open Office), is because the Chinese input is a bit different that ours and I'm sure it is difficult to program for.
As we reported last week, the Chinese government favours components made in the Greater China area, and this applies to software as much as to hardware. - Link