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25 words you should use on your resume if you want to get more interviews

When it comes to making hiring decisions, including "team player language" on your resume makes it less likely you'll get an offer.<p>So, how do you write a great resume that uses language that will get you hired?<p>A lot of well-meaning people will suggest you should use "action verbs." But that's fast …

Language

Trump’s Jerusalem decision isn’t diplomacy. It’s pandering.

With his decision to move the U.S. Embassy to Jerusalem, President Trump did something puzzling for a person who claims to be a great dealmaker. He made a massive, preemptive concession to one side in a complicated negotiation without getting anything for it in return. If that’s how he operates, …

Israel

5 Reasons You Don't Need to Go to China to Work With Chinese Manufacturers | Inc.com

The prevailing opinion in many retail industries, especially clothing, is that you must go to China to do business with Chinese manufacturers. This is totally incorrect.<p>For the past 16 years, my company has been making clothes in China. Tens of thousands of items per year--and I've never been to …

China

China is bent on world domination — but not in the way you think

China is bent on world domination — not with its missiles and aircraft carriers, but by controlling solar energy, cloud computing and other industries of the future.<p>That is an only slightly exaggerated version of a warning coming from the American chamber of commerce in China. It sent a delegation …

China

Chinese Language Day festivities at UN[1]

"If you can speak Chinese and can write Chinese characters, you can get to know China better," Stephen A. Orlins, an expert on US-China relations, …

China

Let's stop calling North Korea 'crazy' and understand their motives

The world knows little about the palace politics in North Korea, the world’s most opaque country. Yet it seems like Kim is acting intelligently<p>Like his predecessors, Donald J Trump is trying to figure out how to handle North Korea’s provocations – the country may be preparing for its sixth nuclear …

North Korea

American students lose interest in China studies

BERKELEY, U.S. - Early in his presidency, Barack Obama set a goal to vastly increase the number of Americans studying Chinese and taking part in …

While America Launches Missiles, China Quietly Leads On Climate Change

Chinese President Xi Jinping arrived at Mar-a-Lago on Thursday for his first face-to-face meeting with President Trump, including a two-day summit …

China

Beijing is gearing up for $1 trillion in investments to bring China closer to the world

It involves a $1 trillion (£804 billion) mega-investment to transform China's transport and trade links through Eurasia and South-East Asia. The aim is for China to become a global pillar of trade and free markets and secure its place as a 21st-century superpower.<p>So far, however, no Western leaders …

The New Era in China-U.S. Relations Begins

On March 13 the White House announced that President Donald Trump will host Chinese President Xi Jinping for a two-day summit in April at Trump’s …

NFL, College Sports, NBA and Recruiting

College Football

What Would Happen in the Hours and Minutes After a US-China War Started?

No one in their right mind wants the US and China to go to war, but let's face it: They could. Here's what the first day would look like.<p>The US and China aren't allies, but they aren't adversaries either. Relations between the two countries are an uneasy stew of tension and cooperation. Even though …

China

Why China is Tolerating Vietnam’s South China Sea Activities

China’s expanding military presence in the South China Sea has prompted Vietnam to enhance its ability to protect its own holdings in the region. In late November, for example, commercially available imagery revealed that Vietnam was dredging a new channel at Ladd Reef on the southwestern edge of …

Xi Jinping may have signaled a huge transformation for China's economy

More specifically, he gave a speech about the death of highly indebted industrial state-owned enterprises to make room for new more privately owned service industry companies, a painful process to be sure.<p>Which is why it isn't surprising that since this talk began in earnest, at the end of 2015, …

China plays down Steve Bannon's predictions of war with US

The Chinese foreign minister has taken a swipe at Steve Bannon, Donald Trump’s chief strategist, for predicting China and the US will eventually go to war.<p>He said any “sober-minded politician” would understand that both sides would lose from such a conflict.<p>China’s foreign minister, Wang Yi, met …

China

Astronomical wages, huge transfer fees … how long can China’s football gold rush last?

From his luxury suite overlooking the Huangpu river in Shanghai, the man now said to be the world’s best paid footballer can gaze out over a sea of skyscrapers in what is fast becoming the most free-spending transfer market on earth.<p>Carlos Tevez landed in China’s financial capital last week, …

Soccer

The Limits of Law in China

The Chinese Constitution is clear about the rule of law. “No organization or individual is privileged to be beyond the Constitution or other laws,” declares Article 5. And Article 126 says, “The people’s courts exercise judicial power independently, in accordance with the provisions of law, and not …

China

China’s Great Game: Road to a new empire

“The granaries in all the towns are brimming with reserves, and the coffers are full with treasures and gold, worth trillions,” wrote Sima Qian, a …

China now the unlikely champion of free trade in the Trump era

It was a scene unparalleled in modern Chinese history: the most powerful man in the Communist Party with the lions of capitalism arranged in front of him, eating out of his hand.<p>While an eager audience recorded the moment on their cellphones, Xi Jinping spent nearly an hour expounding on the state …

China

Xi's speech in Davos receives warm applause[1]

President Xi Jinping's speech at the opening ceremony of the World Economic Forum earned wide praise from entrepreneurs and scholars.<p>"Protectionism …

Tsinghua professor: President Xi's right message is given at the right time - Business

video<p>video<p>video<p>After listening to President Xi Jinping's opening speech at the annual World Economic Forum on Tuesday Prof Li Daokui from Tsinghua …

China

Schwab calls for new approaches to achieve 'global dream' - Business

Klaus Schwab, executive chairman of the World Economic Forum, commented on President Xi Jinping's address at the opening ceremony of the WEF annual …

World Economic Forum

Xi in Davos: Quotable quotes

How a China Crackdown Caused Bitcoin's Price to Plunge

The value of the cryptocurrency bitcoin is melting down Thursday, having dropped 20% against the dollar by midday Eastern Time in only two hours of …

China quotes Mao: Taiwan and Hong Kong independence supporters will fail 'like flies'

Chinese leaders are increasingly concerned about a fledgling independence movement in the former British colony of Hong Kong, which returned to mainland rule in 1997 with a promise of autonomy, and recent protests in the city.<p>China is also deeply suspicious of Taiwan President Tsai Ing-wen, elected …

Will 2017 be lucky for Vladimir Putin?

<b>(CNN) —</b> The world seemed to tilt toward Vladimir Putin's Russia in 2016. Donald Trump was voted in; Britain voted out.<p>The international community watched ineffectively as the Russian and Syrian air forces cluster-bombed Aleppo, and as international investigators stated that Russia had provided the …

Russia

China’s digital dictatorship

WHEN communism crumbled in the Soviet Union, 25 years ago this week, the Chinese Communist Party seemed to many to be heading irreversibly downwards. …

China

South China Sea: Weapons systems installed on islands

China appears to have installed weapons - including anti-aircraft and anti-missile systems - on all seven of the artificial islands it has built in the South China Sea.<p>Citing new satellite imagery, the Asia Maritime Transparency Initiative (AMTI), a US think-tank, said on Wednesday that its …

China

Zeitgeist: A delicada relação entre a China e Taiwan

Ilha se vê como uma nação soberana e democrática, mas governo comunista em Pequim a considera uma província rebelde que deve ser impedida à força de …

Fernando Gabeira: Enquanto o Brasil chorava | Augusto Nunes

<b>Publicado no Estadão</b><p>Na madrugada, como costumam sempre fazer, os deputados votaram um texto destinado a golpear a Lava Jato e intimidar os …