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Literal Translation of Chinese Dishes

September 25, 2016 Comments

Chinese food is great! It has layers of flavors and many spices. Well, that is, if you know what you are ordering. Most of the time when you walk into an authentic Chinese restaurant, you are presented with an English menu that is not English, you have no clue what 90% of the menu says. You may end ...

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chinese translation, chinese translation fails, translating chinese dishes, literal translation fails
Chinese Language Translation eBook

October 14, 2015 Comments

As part of its enhanced eBook collection (Translation eBooks) Globalization Partners International (GPI) has published its latest educational eBook entitled "Quick Facts: The Chinese Language"....

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China, Chinese Language, Chinese Translation
Recent Trademark Actions in China and Translation of Trademarks: Tread Carefully

May 07, 2015 Comments

China is not only an attractive market, it is a necessity for many companies as they grow internationally. But before you begin any business in China’s marketplace, you should establish the status of your trademark....

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Chinese Translation, Chinese Trademark Regulations, Trademarks in China, Global Trademark Regulations
Chinese Desktop Publishing Best Practices

April 01, 2014 Comments

Chinese has become one of the most translated languages among all other Asian languages. It follows that the need for Chinese DTP (typesetting or formatting) after a document is translated is a service need that is growing as well. With Chinese being such an important and prevalent language of inter...

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Document Translation
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Mandarin the official spoken language in China and Taiwan

September 18, 2013 Comments

All of the official spoken languages were once dialects. Mandarin was one of the 10 major dialects in China and it officially became the national language for China in 1911 after Dr. Sun Yat Sen overthrew the Qing Dynasty. Mandarin was the dialect spoken in the Northern regime and especially Beijing...

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Chinese Website Translation Basics

October 30, 2012 Comments

China has the largest population in the world. Its online market growth is number one in the world as well. Even though there may be some challenges with Chinese website localization (which content management system to use, which translation agencies, who in your company can drive the project), it i...

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Website Translation
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Website Translation, Chinese Translation
Chinese Translation Services: Simplified versus Traditional Chinese?

June 13, 2012 Comments

Are you looking for Chinese website translation or Chinese document translation services? Being a Chinese native speaker myself I am continually asked about what “form” of Chinese a person should use in a translation, or what dialect… which is actually not the same question....

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