One of the cool feature Apple is adding to Snow Leopard is the Chinese character input using the Multi-Touch trackpad in your Mac notebook. The input window that pops up offers suggestions for subsequent characters based on what you chose. There is no mention that it will work with other Asian character sets.
Apple will release its new operating system Mac OS X for Mac computers this Friday on the 28th of August. Upgrade will retail at $29 if you own OS X Leopard otherwise Snow Leopard will cost you $169.