Challenges in Malay to English translation

Translating is a very interesting, yet challenging process. Whatever the languages that translators are working with, they always bear the great responsibility of correctly transferring the exact meaning of words…

Closing the gap: translation and crisis management

In the past few months, the world is fighting a major crisis and everyone is trying to fit into this new reality. We are not going to address the crisis…

Being successful in Japan: the challenges of gaming localization and translation

The interactive entertainment software industry, popularly known as the video game industry is reaching overwhelming numbers in net worth and profit from sales. Japan has the third-largest gaming market globally…

What is a Translation Mishap?

“Let’s go over real quick what a mishap in the translation process is and how to avoid one” What is a mishap? A mishap in translation is when there’s an…

What will Brexit mean for the Translation Industry & English’s Prevalence in the European Union

“What will Brexit change for LSPs & companies that do business with them? And what will it mean for the status of the English language in the EU? Let’s talk…

The Difference Between Translation and Transcreation, and what Transcreation is

What’s the difference between Transcreation and Translation? Are they pretty much the same? I’ll tell you! Transcreation (literal break down of the word) = Translation and Recreation This article will…

Automation and its Future Effect on Humans, Translation and Localization

Do humans have a chance of winning the battle against Automation & AI? What is Automation? In simple terms, it’s the incorporation and replacement of humans and old technology with…

The Test of Time & Business: Keeping Your Head Above Water

In business, sinking is always a possibility, but swimming is a choice Why do people start businesses or become Entrepreneurs knowing that there’s a strong likelihood that they could fail?…

6 tips to getting picked up by an LSP as a freelance translator

To make it simple, think of it this way – the best way to get picked up by an LSP is by standing out from the crowd. We all know…

The Phenomenon called Artificial Language

“In the Future, will there be a new International Language?” Imagine a world where the people from each country only spoke their native tongue and the international language. But that…

The Joy and Benefits of Learning a Second Language

Knowing a second language opens up a whole new world of opportunities and possibilities The beauty of being able to speak multiple languages can be very beneficial to those who…

Valentine’s Day and the Importance of Telling the Story of our Culture

Cindy bolted over to Han’s backpack and placed a sticker on one of its straps and then hurried back to her seat. Do you know someone from another country, and…

The Do’s and Don’ts for Professional Freelancers When Applying with LSPs

Even if you’re the best, it’s not going to get you anywhere if your email isn’t as professional as you state you are. With the upcoming ELIA event in mind,…

The Dilemma of Indigenous Languages

“What do you do? Do you stand up for your people’s history and culture and fight for the preservation of its values and beliefs?” To protect an Indigenous language is…

Our Top 5 Pig Recipes for Chinese New Year 2019

We went ahead and put together 5 of our favorite Chinese New Year dishes. But we didn’t stop there, we also added some suggestions to try along with them. Some…

How to Build Stronger Relationships and Grow as a Company: Part 1

“It’s the collaboration of the many that makes a company a strong force.” We all know how important it is for us to have good relationships with the people we…

Localization and How it Affects the Translation Industry of the Future

Whatever language will become the International language of the future, or whatever languages will be used the most in the future will not only affect the Media Industry, but also…

The Future of Translation and Artificial Intelligence

Well, luckily, nowadays, with the advancements in new translation technology, in the case of the scenario above, you wouldn’t have this problem at all. With the rise in the advancements…

IP and The Translation Industry

If you were to go on the Internet now and type in a search for, “What is IP?”, what will probably come up is Internet Protocol. Are You Referring to…

Asia on focus: A Story of The Chinese Dragon

Come with me in your imagination and let’s travel back in time to the very beginning – before humans and life on earth existed, and let’s witness the creation of…

The secrets of Thai language

“The team of 1-StopAsia is here to take you yet again on a magical tour through the most charming cultures on Earth.” This time we’re going to introduce you to…

Translation companies & Media services

“It is no secret that Asian languages have become an important part of the global cultural and economic landscape. Given China’s position as a dominant economic force, with its 1.411…

5 successful marketing strategies for Asia-Pacific region

Establishing a business within the Asian-Pacific region requires a high level of knowledge for the local markets and culture, unprecedented in any other part of the world.  We have previously…

Why Japanese repair with gold?

“Again we travel to the land of the rising sun.” Have you ever heard of the term “kintsugi”? Even Japanese beginners can easily dissect the word – “kin” meaning gold…

Key essentials on Project Management in the translation industry

Excellence in Project management is the essence of a good translation company. Every successful LSP has an internal system organizing the efficiency of the translation process. Being a company that…

6 facts about the Chinese language you’ve always wondered about

“Few languages are as enticing and captivating as Chinese. With over a billion speakers around the world, this ancient language influences the world’s cultural, economic and political landscape. Regardless of…

Standing out from the crowd: A Translator’s guide to digital marketing

With a large number of in-house translators and an experienced team of project managers, we at 1-StopAsia know a thing or two about how freelancers can build a reputable image…

Similarities, despite the differences. What connects the East and the West?

“Humans are creatures driven by the idea of development. In this sense, different people have developed differently, which is very logical since progress is affected by desire and ambition as…

5 peculiar facts about Japanese language you might find surprising

Asian languages have always intrigued and fascinated people. Some of them have been brave enough to try and learn an Asian language but most of us cowered before their complexity…