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Monday, December 12th, 2016

Melbourne turns it on for Boao, with a Tour de Force in Simultaneous Mandarin Interpreting

The Boao Forum has been running since 2001 and it came to Melbourne for the first time last week. As the pre-eminent international forum in the Asia Pacific (the equivalent of Davos in Europe), this was a major coup for Melbourne and a sell-out of 400 participants joined the Forum and Gala Dinner. Interweaving the

Friday, May 6th, 2016

How NOT To Manage a Translation Project

After 25 years of translation work for many clients, on many subjects, there isn’t much we haven’t come across in one form or another whether it be an inscription on someone’s body, creating a translation to look...

Thursday, October 15th, 2015

From a Chinese Shopping Mall to the World:Part 1

Hi everyone, I’m back! 我回来了!ただいま! For the past five weeks, I was visiting family in Shenzhen, China and travelling in Japan expanding my language and culture skills. I drank a little bit of baijiu (“Maotai”) during a...

Saturday, September 19th, 2015

Chin Communications Scholarship for Chinese Translators

In 2012, to celebrate 20 years in the ‘translation’ business, Chin Communications established its Mandarin Translation scholarship together with Monash University. Since that time we have seen 4 laureates emerge already possessing a love of this profession....

Thursday, June 4th, 2015

A Golden Age of China – Gold for Language Learners Too

A Golden Age of China – the exhibition at Melbourne’s NGV about the A Golden Age of China has been a blockbuster for Melbourne. The number of visitors and the level of interest reflects the current fascination...

Tuesday, March 17th, 2015

Watch Out – Apple’s China Turnaround

We hear about Chinese selling their bodies, body parts and siblings in order to buy the latest iPhone; over recent years Apple has become a must-have product and China will soon overtake the US as Apple’s number...

Thursday, December 18th, 2014

Chin Immersed in Arts and Cultural Projects in 2014

Driver and Wipers … Seven Intellectuals in a Bamboo Forest … We’ve been particularly impressed at the engagement of cultural and art institutions with the China market in 2014. Apart from flying around the world assisting governments...

Tuesday, July 29th, 2014

A Great Sister Act – Dividends from Victoria and China as 35 Year Milestone Celebrated; Mandarin Interpreters On Song

The sisters (and brothers) were all in fine voice this week when Victoria was on show to a large Chinese business group. Chin Communications’ interpreting team members still have most of their voices despite a frenetic few...

Wednesday, April 16th, 2014

Australia is Open for Business but Who is Minding the Shop? Interview with Chief Mandarin Interpreter Charles Qin

Australia is Open for Business – if you didn’t know this last week, you certainly do now as Australia despatched its largest ever trade delegation to North Asia. The companies present on the China leg represented over...

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