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African Languages and Locales: Essential Facts

January 13, 2014 Comments

According to a research from McKinsey & Company, Africa’s future looks bright. Some predictions include: 50% of Africans will be living in cities by 2030, 128 million households will have discretionary income in 2020, 1.1 billion Africans will be of working age by 2040. The complex landscape of ...

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Language Translation Facts
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Language, Africa, Culture
Chinese Culture & Travel Part III: New China Tourism Law

December 30, 2013 Comments

In April this year in China, a new tourism law was approved which took into effect on October 1st. This new law is intended to improve the in country’s tourism industry. In my Chinese Culture and Travel Part I blog, I shared some opinions on why most Chinese preferred to travel in groups and typi...

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Category:
Culture Curation
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China, Chinese, Travel, Culture
Christmas Traditions Around The World

December 18, 2013 Comments

Christmas is one of the most important celebrations of joy and happiness around the world. I personally enjoy Christmas with immense fervor and enthusiasm. In Argentina, we officially start getting ready for Christmas on December 8th. That is the day when the whole family, especially the kids, en...

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Culture Curation
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Culture, Traditions, Translation Blog
GPI Tribute to Nelson Mandela

December 09, 2013 Comments

In recent days, people all over the world have been paying tribute to one of our generation’s greatest civil rights leaders and freedom fighters, and rightly so. Born on July 18, 1918 Nelson Rolihlahla Mandela was as a brave, relentless anti-apartheid revolutionary and impassioned philanthropist....

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Category:
Culture Curation
Tags:
Localization, Culture, Africa
Thanksgiving Around the World

November 26, 2013 Comments

Thanksgiving has been officially celebrated in the US since 1863 when President Abraham Lincoln declared the final Thursday of November a public holiday. However it dates back to an earlier, three-day celebration in 1621 when English settlers, known as pilgrims, gave thanks to God for their first ha...

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Culture Curation
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Culture, Traditions, Translation Blog
Multiculturality and Health: From ACA to ROI!

November 25, 2013 Comments

Globalization Partners International attended the recent Multicultural Health Conference 2013 at the Metro Marriott in Washington, DC. The timing for this year’s event could not have been more opportune as it not only coincided with the ACA (American Care Act) taking effect but it also marked the fi...

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Category:
Global Conferences
Tags:
Health, Medical Translation, Culture

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