“5. Companies ask job applicants to submit design work prior to an interview. The works are often used commercially later even if the applicant didn’t get the job.”
Title says it all.
“Since March 12, Baidu’s search results page has been showing pornographic photos when users input Chinese characters ‘Download’ or ‘Load’ for search.”
There’s a lot of them.
“A court in Shanghai has given jail sentences to leaders of a five billion yuan ($646 million) online gambling ring, the city’s largest on record, state media reported on Thursday.”
“A lawmaker has called for a national ‘Humiliation Day’ on Sept. 18 to mark the start of Japan’s 1931 invasion and remind the Chinese public of foreign attacks … ‘Remembering this humiliating part of history will help Chinese people feel urged to safeguard peace and work hard for the rejuvenation of the nation, said Jiang, president of a hospital in Qufu, Shandong province.”
“Asia now accounts for 30 percent of Skype’s 171 million global subscribers, up from 20 percent last year, largely due to the growth in China, said Kelly Poon, market development manager for Greater China.”
“Yahoo! has avoided prosecution for grassing up a dissident journalist in China because of a lack of evidence. The Hong Kong Office of the Information Commissioner reported yesterday that its investigation of Yahoo! Hong Kong Limited could go no further.”
“You are in downtown Shanghai on a rainy afternoon and it is impossible to find a taxi. Here are a few hints to get you home quicker.”
“The U.S. Commerce Department is prepared to change a decades-old policy and impose countervailing duties on non-market economies like China when the facts merit, a senior official said on Thursday.”
“Gong Meng, public relations manager at Alipay, has told local media that they will mainly charge fees from the external users of Taobao.com and Alibaba, but those users who have registered with both websites don’t have to pay any fee.”
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