Translation to Mongolian – the change creating new opportunities

Mongolia is a central and eastern Asian country that’s nestled in between China and Russia. When we say “nestled” we don’t mean the country is small. In fact, if possible,…

The 5 languages of Taiwan – Multilingual place indeed

One of the most densely populated countries in the world is Taiwan. It is an island that’s approximately the size of Belgium but with more than double the population. Taiwan…

What lies behind the names of Asian countries – Korea

With a population of just over 51 million, anyone who’s been to South Korea as a visitor will tell you about the wonders of the country. Its delicious food, rich…

The Challenge: Devanagari Script & Hindi Fonts

Today we’ll dive into the beautiful world of Hindi. Written in the elaborate Devanagari script—it is truly pleasing to the eye. Just look at it: हिन्दी. The Devanagari script, also…

What lies behind the names of Asian countries: Japan

What lies behind the names of Asian countries – Japan The land of the rising sun, Japan is home to a population of 126.3 million people. The country is known…

Trends: Vehicle Voice Control in Asia

It’s highly unlikely that the inventors of the first car could have predicted what the current automotive industry landscape looks like today. With highways spanning 12 lanes and more, countless…

Data Annotation for Chinese Language

It is no secret that in our ever-growing industry the need for automation, AI and modern technologies is a thing that pulls us forward. At the same time these might…

Interesting phrases in Malay for your business

Located in southeast Asia, Malaysia occupies parts of the Malay Peninsula and the island of Borneo. The beautiful country is known for its beaches, rainforests, and mix of Malay, Chinese,…

Simplified or Traditional: the best Chinese fonts to use

Most of us living in the West are used to the concept of 1 country=1 language=1 alphabet. But when it comes to Chinese things are a bit more complicated. Okay,…

Machine Translation for Hindi – does it work?

It is a well-known fact that India is home to over one billion people, hosting almost one-eighth of the world’s population. The country is rich in diversity and culture, with…

Korean language trends – growing popularity and demand in 2020

Were you around when Psy’s “Gangnam Style” song hit the global billboards and reached billions of views worldwide in the space of weeks? It’s hard to forget this. But then…

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…

A deeper dive into Filipino culture through their holidays

You can understand people more by learning their history. And there’s no better way to find out about a country’s history than by looking at their holidays, festivals, and celebrations.…

Why Koreans say “us” and “we” rather than “I” or “me”

South Korea is an incredibly beautiful country that has an advanced economy and a very rich culture. If you’re planning on traveling there for pleasure or for doing business, your…

Burmese script and punctuation – everything you need to know

Burmese language Burmese language is the official language of Myanmar (formerly known as Burma) and is nowadays spoken by more than 30 million people. It is one of the representatives…

So close, yet so far: Bahasa Melayu and Bahasa Indonesia

Malaysia and Indonesia are lands of diversity. One may discover such a colorful abundance of people, cultures and indigenous languages, if only one decides to look. In the splash of…

How to win Filipino clients

Situated in south-east Asia, the Philippines is a magnificently beautiful country, home to over 7,000 islands, some of which have either not yet been explored, or have not yet been…

Proper punctuation when doing DTP in Japanese

In English, punctuation might be taken for granted. After all, the comma that adds a natural pause in a sentence or the period that marks its end are things seemingly…

Kokeshi Dolls – the story behind these small beauties

While known for its anime, sushi vending machines, punctual public transport system, as well as other cultural aspects, Japan is an interesting country and other less known aspects about its…

Kaiju – the monster from Japan and China that took over Hollywood

Halloween took place just about a month ago, but we`re here with some spooky stories about monsters from another land. You might be surprised to find out that Japanese culture…