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Clinton Warns China on Iran Sanctions

China/Japan | YP - Sat, 01/30/2016 - 05:00

The secretary of state told China on Friday that it would face diplomatic isolation if it did not fall in line.

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When Plan to Help Others Sell in China Fails, Start-Up Changes Targets

China/Japan | YP - 0 sec ago

Export Now was created as an easy, low-cost way for American businesses to export to China, but when that didn’t work, the company took a new tack.

Categories: China/Japan News

Chinese Hacked U.S. Military Contractors

China/Japan | YP - 33 min 17 sec ago

Hackers linked to China's government broke into computer networks of private transportation companies working for the U.S. military 20 times in one year, Senate investigators say.

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Xi Jinping Starts First Presidential Tour of India

CBlog Spread CE3 - 1 hour 2 min ago

If I have to describe potential of India-China ties I will say- INCH (India & China) towards MILES (Millennium of Exceptional Synergy)! — Narendra Modi (@narendramodi) September

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Lead Web & Mobile Dev | Gurulink

Toronto Drupal Users Group - 1 hour 11 min ago

Lead Web & Mobile Dev (Drupal)
Toronto, Ontario - Contract and Permanent


The Lead Web and Mobile Developers’ role is responsible for the creation, maintenance and architecture of assigned web and mobile properties.

Technical Skills and Responsibilities:
Architect, design, program, test, optimize, and supportweb and mobile properties, and work in accordance with standards and project management and software development methodology.
Work with I.T. infrastructure and database specialists on infrastructure, database and system administration requirements, including production support issues
Stay abreast of trends in software, web and mobile development including conducting research into current and emerging technologies and issues in support of development efforts. Compare and contrast new technologies; Make recommendations for adopting new solutions
Adapt to and learn new practices and technologies as they relate to the work at hand
Assess technical risks, including security, for new technologies, and for patches and updates to our current technologies; make recommendations in light of the risk assessment; review assessments and recommendations from Senior Web & Mobile developers
Identify system deficiencies, diagnose root cause, and implement solutions
Be the technical contact for external vendors and suppliers
Involved in special projects that push the envelope of the traditional role of the team

Software Development Life Cycle Skills and Responsibilities
Collaborate with clients (producers, content creators, creative design staff, etc. from business areas) to understand their requirements and help them prepare specifications
Develop functionality that delivers high quality, high performance, robust web and mobile service to external customers; Anticipate client needs before they arise and present solutions to management that encompass issues at hand
Create and maintain processes, specifications and documentation

Leadership/Team Support Responsibilities:
Responsible for robust, sustainable application solution architectures for projects assigned to the team, and to collaborate with the Web Development Manager and Architect
Recommend to management and project managers priorities, project work breakdown, work assignments, work processes, and team resource needs
Direct the activities of the team. Lead, coach, provide guidance and mentor team members.
◦ Team members will be Senior Web & Mobile Developers and other similar designations, as shown on the department organization chart
◦ This duty includes reviewing work, like computer code and risk assessments, produced by team members
◦ Act as a spokesperson for the team, e.g. on future technical direction, purchases, escalating issues.
Collaborate with functional managers, project managers and the project sponsor to obtain necessary input and resources to support the team's work
◦ e.g. collaborate on requirement specifications, get sys admin work scheduled and done, etc.
Develop, establish and obtain adherence to development and operations standards and practices in all aspects of the Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC) in accordance with standards and practices as established by the Web Development Manager and Architect
Demonstrate or train others to use newly deployed solutions
Communicate technical and staff issues to management


Requirements and Knowledge:
7+ years of comprehensive experience in web and mobile development; experience as a team lead is an asset
Excellent written and oral communication skills; Ability to present ideas in business-friendly and user-friendly language and using tact and diplomacy
Experience and understanding of current best practices for enhanced user experience in the web and mobile environments
Excellent time management skills, with an ability to conform to shifting priorities and timelines, and flexibility to promptly and efficiently make adjustments
Excellent interpersonal and communication skills; Experience working in a team-oriented, collaborative environment.
Good estimation and documentation skills
Highly self-motivated and self-directed requiring minimal supervision, with the ability to effectively prioritize and execute tasks in a high-pressure environment
Strong problem solving, analytical and client service skills; Strong customer service orientation
Bachelor of Science in computer science, software engineering, information technology or similar discipline, or equivalent experience
Keen attention to detail


eLearning dev experience
Gaming development
Mobile dev


Starting: ASAP
Travel: N/A

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Lawsuit Aims to Put an End to 'Gay Conversion Therapy' in China

China/Japan | YP - 1 hour 35 min ago

China decriminalized homosexuality in 1997 and declassified it as a mental illness in 2001, but clinics promising to “convert” gay people abound in a country where pressure to join the heterosexual mainstream is high.

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Shanghai Leads in State-Firm Overhauls

China/Japan | YP - 2 hours 6 min ago

Shanghai is inviting private capital to invest in the city's government-owned enterprises, putting it at the forefront of China's efforts to revamp the state sector.

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For China's Uighurs, knifings taint an ancient craft - Los Angeles Times

China/Japan | YP - 2 hours 15 min ago

BBC News

For China's Uighurs, knifings taint an ancient craft
Los Angeles Times
Here on the fertile edge of the Taklimakan Desert, people have long believed that placing a knife on their bedside keeps away bad dreams. On a baby's seventh day of life, it's tradition for parents to briefly slip a blade under the sleeping infant's head to ...
China Begins Separatism Trial of Uighur Scholar Voice of America
Minority scholar denies separatism at China trial Washington Post
China Muslim scholar rejects 'separatism' evidence as widely criticised trial opens Reuters
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Photo: Skyline of Urumqi, by SiZhe Hu

CBlog Spread CE3 - 3 hours 15 min ago

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After six decades, a Chinese leader gets public welcome

China/Japan | YP - 3 hours 56 min ago

There were many firsts on Wednesday when PM Modi received Chinese President Xi Jinping in Ahmedabad. It was the first time an Indian PM was receiving a foreign head of the state outside Delhi.

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The Bacon Bowl's Boom and Bust

China/Japan | YP - 3 hours 59 min ago

Port Gibson, Miss., got a fleeting boost when its only factory won a huge order for the Perfect Bacon Bowl. Within a few months, production of the fad kitchen utensil had shifted to China.

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Chinese Borrowers Hold Back

China/Japan | YP - 4 hours 57 min ago

The People's Bank of China is pushing big, state-owned banks to lend more, but some businesses don't want the money, complicating the central bank's efforts to aid the economy.

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100 more Chinese soldiers enter Ladakh’s Chumar area

China/Japan | YP - 6 hours 20 min ago

Chinese army on Wednesday refused to return even as a flag-meeting between the two sides is believed to have made no headway in breaking the deadlock.

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China blacks out CNN's report

China/Japan | YP - 6 hours 38 min ago

The Chinese government blacked out CNN's signal during a report on a crackdown on Christians in Eastern China.

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Have You Tried Selling Products in China?

China/Japan | YP - 6 hours 39 min ago

For less than the price of a plane ticket to China, Export Now promised to ship a small business’s goods to China and put them online in a massive market. Most small businesses were not interested.

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China, India Leaders Meet Amid Border Dispute

China/Japan | YP - 6 hours 50 min ago

Indian troops faced off against Chinese soldiers who began building a road in an area that India regards as its territory, while leaders from the two nations sought to deepen economic ties.

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Uighur Scholar Charged With Separatism Goes on Trial in China

China/Japan | YP - 6 hours 59 min ago

The charges against Ilham Tohti, widely considered a moderate voice who has promoted dialogue, could result in a death sentence.

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Much at Stake as Xi Jinping, Chinese Leader, Visits India

China/Japan | YP - 7 hours 7 min ago

As Prime Minister Narendra Modi hosts Mr. Xi in the first visit by a Chinese president in eight years, the reasons for mutual good will are compelling.

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Can the U.S. and China Find Harmony in Pursuing Climate Progress?

China/Japan | YP - 7 hours 13 min ago

A close look at the intensifying dance between the United States and China over how to cut greenhouse gas emissions.

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PBOC Pumps $81 Billion Into Banks

China/Japan | YP - 8 hours 6 min ago

China's central bank is injecting $81 billion into major state-owned banks to counter a worse-than-expected slowdown. But economists warned the move may not be enough.

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The Tank Man 6-4

Mark Roswell aka Da Shan

Best Friends Forever: Canada and China