HR has a trained eye for spotting questionable details on resumes – but now some candidates are turning to fake reference services and it may be time to background-check not just the candidates but the referees.
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The senior Communist Party figure at the centre of China's most sensational political scandal in decades, Bo Xilai, has been suspended from the party's ruling elite amid revelations his wife has been named a prime suspect in the murder of British national Neil Heywood.
The regime of Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe has been accused of profiting from the Marange diamond fields, garnering illicit funds that could be used to bolster his oppressive security forces. Now critics are alleging the government is failing to stop mining-waste pollution that is sickening livestock and local villagers.
Memories of the Tiananmen massacres are refusing to fade, despite the Communist Party's 23-year efforts to airbrush them from history.
Richard Nixon is long dead and his henchmen long finished with their prison terms, but Watergate’s legacy lives on.
Krishan Agarwal, president of online luxury watch vendor Melrose.com, told a roomful of attentive Internet retailers last week how Facebook had helped his company generate about 25
Here in Italy, what they have is an endemic productivity crisis, one that has gone on so long and reaches so deep into the economy that it poses a challenge to the fabric of Italian life.
Apple's new iPhone 5 may have been criticised for its glitch-ridden new maps program, but it may have inadvertently provided a diplomatic solution to China and Japan's ongoing row over disputed islands.
By ignoring their country’s economic problems, France’s politicians are making it far harder to tackle them.
Ang Lizhi, the astrophysicist who inspired the Chinese pro-democracy protesters at Beijing's Tiananmen Square in 1989, has died in the US, aged 76.