The Unicorn in Translation: Native English Translator

At some point, we have to tackle this one and get it over with. We see it everywhere and at the same time, it is such an elusive definition. You…

WeChat meets Red Envelopes: Lunar New Year in China

When it comes to China there are so many controversies about it that one can hardly find a middle ground and the Lunar New Year in the midst of a…

How to overcome the language barriers in international business – Part 2

Language barriers are something we talk about often here, at 1-StopAsia, as our teams are so strongly diverse. There are people from all around the world in our offices and…

How to work with different generations of translators?

As a rule, translators usually work as freelancers. To a large extent, working as a freelancer protects translators from age discrimination. However, by the way, they perform and carry out…

Translation mistakes uncovered: Chinese Part 1

In this century, translation has become a popular profession around the world, and one that plays a significant role in communication — which we can also consider to be an…

TOP 4 signs that an LSP needs a localization partner for Asian languages?

Localization is important all over the world and is an essential part of earning the trust of your target audience. Any marketing company will advise you to speak the language…

Localization through SEO in Asia: Episode: 3 Japan

If you have read or listened to our previous episodes about China and Korea’s search engines, you might have guessed that Japan, too, would have its own preferred search engine…

The reasons linguist freelancers are leaving your company

It’s true that there are plenty of fish in the sea. But is this statement also true in the translation and localization industry, where you can’t afford to compromise with…

The hidden gems of the Vietnamese language

If you’re a bilingual or a multilingual person, then you’ve probably been in a situation when you know the exact word or phrase you need to express your emotions but…

LSPs, B2B, PMs & TMS: What language is this?

Intrigued already? Now let’s translate our headline into proper English… When you dig into the Translation Industry, there are two types of companies: One that operates and works with End-clients…

Is Vietnamese Machine translation achievable?

Currently, Vietnam is one of the fastest-growing economies in the world, which inevitably adds it to the list of top countries in the business sphere, where big companies might want…

Our heroes of the month are our colleagues and all the translators in China!

We all hear a lot about this topic on the News, and it has gotten almost everywhere — coronavirus is a fact all over the world. The red dots on…

About Chinese Fonts

When it comes to Chinese language, we don’t need to quote numbers and statistics to convince someone that it’s one of the most widely used languages in the world. Everyone…

How can you choose Thai Font for your business?

Thai is known for being a complex and socially sensitive language, with its tones and layers of honorifications. When it comes to written language, many Thai-learners find it quite challenging…

AB-5 (Dynamex): “TRANSLATED” for the Translation Industry

In the USA, AB-5 or Dynamex is shaking the translation industry and it has become a well-known term for most of the companies doing business with the US. It is…

Age & Asia: how old are we, according to the East Asian age reckoning?

While in the western world, asking someone about their age might be considered taboo (especially women) — if you travel to Korea, you’ll notice that the first thing someone will…

Ever wondered which Japanese fonts you should use?

Japanese language is a fascinating topic, and inspired by our Japanese week we decided to keep things going and provide you with some practical information regarding it. One of the…

6 tips on translating a book with an LSP

We often receive questions about translating large volumes, and to be honest, the best projects are the big ones. But managing a big translation project isn’t a simple process. That’s…

Quality Definition: Key ingredient for a good partnership

I’ve been hearing about and discussing the evergreen topic of Quality in the translation and localization industry ever since I joined the industry 2 years ago. Having spent over 10…

The Essentials of a Quote

We’ve all asked about offers for various services in our daily routine. A situation that nobody is a fan of is when an offer is either delayed or not understandable…