The importance of desktop publishing

It’s a given that we live in an increasingly globalized world with shrinking borders. In terms of language and translations, both are becoming very important components of doing business as…

The Thai movie scene: subtitling vs dubbing

Known for its majestic sights, rich cultural heritage, and divine food, Thailand takes a very special place in its corner of the earth. With a population of over 66 million…

Localization Engineering – what works for Asian languages?

The term localization engineering might seem out of place when referring to translations, but it’s a fact that it and translations go hand-in-hand. After all, all codes and software that…

How business should localize their promotions

Culture is a critical component of who we are and this principle applies to every country in the world. This is why it is vital to acknowledge and understand your…

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…

Globalization and translation go hand in hand

Globalization has been encouraging more interaction between people and cultures around the world, resulting in more demand for translation services. The same point is valid vice versa: if a company…

Asian Languages and the Automotive Industry

It is well known that the region of Asia Pacific makes up more than half of the world’s population. This is a region of fast economic growth and in recent…

An insider’s view on the L10N Industry and Asian culture

For those who haven’t been in touch with Asia at all, I would say it is like the French Blue cheese – you either fall in love with it from…

Ninjas and Samurai

13 years ago I moved to Bulgaria from Newcastle Upon Tyne, and for those who don’t know Newcastle, give Geordie Shore a Google and you will see why I left.…

Here’s to the vagabonds!

So, 2020 has been quite a piss against the wind, isn’t it? However, there was also good news. For example: it turns out that the job you’ve been told couldn’t…

Translation & the Stock Exchange Markets

In the light of recent events, the crashing of stock exchange markets and halt of overall business development, there is one industry that is quite stable at the moment. The…

Better Understanding, Better Quality, Excellent Relationship

Any business relationship is built on a series of fundamental truths. One such being obtaining clear instructions while others include being clear about the client’s needs, consistency and continuity, as…

Transcreation: the challenges in rate calculation

Is the audience of your product or service expanding? Is your project going overseas? Then you would probably need a professional to adapt your marketing strategy to your new potential…

Top 5 tips for Fintech Translations for Asian countries

The financial technology, or fintech industry is revolutionizing the financial landscape in Asia. From the way we make and accept payments, to the financing of startups, or peer-to-peer lending, fintech…

E-commerce in China – a mission possible through localization

The e-commerce sector in the world, and particularly in Asia, is expanding at a rapid rate, raking in millions and billions in revenue. China is the world’s biggest e-commerce country…

All the Asian Proficiency Test you need to know

Proficiency tests: evaluating your translators’ skills Globalization in recent years has boosted the growing numbers of bilingual individuals. In our society it is nowadays normal for people to be fluent…

How hard is it to do translations for translation companies

We live in an increasingly globalized world where businesses are seeking to expand to foreign markets, with the need to tailor-make their marketing messages to the local scenario, amongst a…

How language can help Fintech companies?

Financial technology (fintech) refers to computer or other software programs that make banking and financial services easier, more accessible, more user-friendly, often cheaper than traditional banks, and is ultimately taking…

The top services thriving in the new virtual reality

According to the United Nations, “the COVID-19 pandemic has created the largest disruption of education systems in history, affecting nearly 1.6 billion learners in more than 190 countries and all…

About Korean Fonts

Desktop publishing is all around us. From the pamphlets and leaflets we receive when we walk into a shop, to brochures, magazines, and newspapers. With a wide range of proponents…