The Hidden Cost of Chinese Brands and their Registration (or not)

佳可宝1 – three Chinese characters to represent a well-known Australian brand appeared on the product beverage label destined for China. During our back-translation process, we pointed this out to the client who had no idea. It happens all the time, I told her, Chinese distributors do the labelling and the […]

5 Things you can do to prevent your Chinese Business Relationships going sour

While the political rhetoric between China and Australia remains frosty, there are some proactive things Australian companies can do to avoid losing business. If you do business in China, you’ll know there is very real tension in the air and many Australian companies are nervous about the potential economic fallout. […]

The First Word War between US and China — Mandarin Interpreting is a Tough Job

By U.S. Department of State from United States.   “Strength” or “Power” There has been voluminous analysis of the China-US Dialogue in Alaska recently – it’s still going on. Condescending, hegemonic, hypocritical, arrogant, embarrassing (and that’s just about the US side). Part of the problem, as I see it, resulted […]