Localization of Asian e-Learning Content: Meeting Educational Standards

The onset of Covid-19 ushered in a new era of learning. Schools, colleges, and universities around the world implemented study-from-home policies to continue students’ educational journeys while keeping them safe.…

Translating Traditional Asian Scripts for Modern Usage

The world of translation has a rich and intertwined history, with some claiming that it dates back to over 2,000 years before the common era (BCE) when the poem Gilgamesh…

Optimizing UX for Chinese Audiences: Insights and Strategies

The massive size of the Chinese consumer market makes it attractive for Western companies to enter it. But entry is one thing. Once the legalities are in place, a whole…

WeChat’s Dominance in China: A Case Study

Because much of Western social media such as Facebook, Instagram, Google, and YouTube are blocked from Chinese servers, the country’s tech and business giants essentially developed their own networks as…

Cybersecurity Translation in the Asian Context

Although the internet and world wide web are major sources of information and communication, they have also opened up pathways for malicious actors to take advantage of vulnerable or unsuspecting…

Chinese and the Unified Medical Language System

In medical terms in the English language, the term “cold” and “cold temperature” do not always mean the same thing. For example, although “cold” can mean “cold temperature”, it can…

The Challenges of Chinese Pharmaceutical Translation

Because China is a highly active market in the areas of life sciences and pharmaceutical development, Chinese pharmaceutical translation today is critical. The country is a growing consumer of medical…

Chinese E-commerce Translation: Unlocking the Digital Market

Online marketplaces all over the world are booming. But nowhere is this more prevalent than in China. e-Commerce translation is a major piece of the puzzle for foreign companies seeking…

Agile Localization for Software Development in Chinese

Agile localization has steadily come to the fore in the field of software development in recent times and is likely to see increased prominence going forward, especially with Chinese localization.…

Specifics and Challenges of Cantonese Translation

Organizations which are seeking Cantonese translations are usually very well aware of their target audiences. The reasons for this are that Cantonese is a highly peculiar language that is spoken…

The Importance of Professional Chinese Fashion Translation

Chinese fashion translation is coming to the fore as an essential element in the fashion industry. Why? Because not only is the Chinese consumer market for fashion items booming rapidly,…

Top Tips For Video Game Localization in Chinese

China has quickly surpassed the US as the world’s largest gaming market, making the need for effective localization (otherwise referred to as I18n) ever more essential. Indeed, localization, which is…

The Best Online Chinese Translators

The first question you might ask yourself is why not just use Google, isn’t that one of the best online translators? While Google Translate is very good and improving constantly…

Loading Chinese Fonts on Your Multilingual Website

Loading Chinese fonts can be an overwhelming task, however, using your client’s native language is detrimental to being successful in foreign markets. We’ve discussed the topic already and you can…

Translate English to Chinese Accurately – Advancements of MT

Using machine translation to translate English to Chinese accurately sounds amazing, right? If this technology is freely applied, it will impact a wide array of industries including e-commerce, automotive, gaming,…

Can you translate acronyms from Asian languages?

An acronym is briefly defined as a shortened version of the various words that make up a meaningful phrase, with every first word of the phrase being abbreviated and then…

Top 7 Challenges when translating English to Chinese

There are over 50,000 Chinese characters, 20,000 words in use, and if you know about 500 Chinese characters, you’ll know about 80% of the language. While this may seem encouraging…

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…

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,…

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…