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Translation and Localization for Africa: Republic of Sudan

August 24, 2016 Comments

Sudan, known officially as the Republic of Sudan, is a land of ancient civilizations and a diverse culture with ancestors hailing from Nubian and Arabian roots. The Sudanese people are well known for overwhelming hospitality and royal treatment of their guests. ...

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Being an Expat in the Arab World

August 21, 2016 Comments

I have been living as an expatriate (expat) since I was a child. My family left Syria in the 1990s and I have lived in multiple countries from Canada to Switzerland to Saudi Arabia. From my own experiences living in the Middle East, I have noticed the quality of life in terms of social, political an...

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Translating Arabic Speaking Countries: Qatar

August 19, 2016 Comments

Qatar is located on the northeastern coast of the Arabian Peninsula. It is bordered by land with Saudi Arabia and the rest of the territory is surrounded by the Persian Gulf. Nearby countries are Bahrain, UAE and Iran....

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Translating Arabic Speaking Countries: Oman

August 16, 2016 1 Comments

Oman, officially the Sultanate of Oman, is an Arab country with a strategic location on Persian Gulf at the southeast corner of the Arabian Peninsula. It is known as the oldest independent state in the Arab world. Oman is bordered by United Arab Emirates, Saudi Arabia and Yemen....

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News: Korea Officially Fixes Menu Mistranslations

August 11, 2016 Comments

In a move that may be regarded as overdue, South Korean authorities have decided to crack down on the mistranslation of Korean restaurant menus into English. On July 20, the South Korean Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism announced it formed a task force within the Ministry of Agricultur...

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Translating Arabic Speaking Countries: Kuwait

August 10, 2016 Comments

Kuwait is located northeast of Saudi Arabia and south of Iraq, and sits at the northern end of the Persian Gulf. At the beginning of the 18th century, the 'Anizah tribe, who originated from central Arabia, founded Kuwait City, and in 1756, Kuwait became an autonomous sheikdom....

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