Indonesia – an archipelago of languages

Today we’re turning our looks to the country that happens to be a home to over 700 indigenous languages. If it didn’t come to your mind instantly – we`re speaking…

The Challenge of Transcreation in Asian Languages

Transcreation is highly used in marketing and promotional materials. In this globalization era, many businesses and brands are expanding not only within their countries but across continents. As a result,…

Code-Switching and its translatability

You may have heard a conversation between an American-Spanish actor and his co-star in a movie, using English mix with Spanish or a news anchor using both Asian language mixed…

The comeback of audiobooks

Nowadays, audiobooks are not only for the visually-challenged people anymore. It has become another means of self-improvement or entertaining for many people around the world who are on the go…

Different speed of the Southern and Northern’s dialect in Thailand

Why do people in the south of Thailand speak faster while those in the north speak slower? Is it because of the culture, geography or external factors? We will discuss…

Neural Machine Translation! What about Asian languages?

Neural machine translation (NMT) is the height of the talk for a few years. The industry is abuzz with news on it and there is hardly a company that has…

8 Interesting Words & Phrases of Asia

What’s fascinating to me the most about this phrase is its literal translation, which is, “Did you eat rice?” While recently doing some research on Asian Cultures, I came across some…

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…

Indigenous languages – preserving culture and national heritage in modern days

“Language is an important part of people’s everyday lives and relationships- what are the consequences we face by allowing for indigenous languages to disappear and why is it important to…