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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 and organisations with their high-profile events, the Chin team has also immersed itself in a wide array of

Wednesday, November 5th, 2014

How Gough’s legacy has impacted on our journey to China

“A Moment of Opportunity”1 The Culmination of Australia’s own Long March, wrote Whitlam. There has been a plethora of reminiscing about Gough Whitlam and how he opened the door for us to China, in a sense giving...

Saturday, April 12th, 2014

Visit Da Jin Shan – Bendigo – and the Golden Dragon Museum

Every year at Easter, Bendigo comes to life celebrating the history of Chinese in the area. In the 1850s, thousands of intrepid Chinese left their families behind and travelled across dangerous seas and rugged countryside to reach...

Tuesday, February 4th, 2014

A Chinese Translator’s View from the inside at Chin Central by Shan Ying Li

Shan was offered a placement at Chin from our Monash University Scholarship Program last year.  At the end of her placement we invited Shan to share her insider view of working at Chin Communications. Her high praise...

Thursday, December 19th, 2013

Wine Reflects Life: The Challenges Of Wine Translation in Chinese

Chin Communications Applied Patience To Create The Rewards Of Patience Masterpiece For Penfolds “It goes like a ferrari!” and a “runaway train”, and “sounds like a plane”, but “Houston, we have a problem” – you’d be mistaken...

Wednesday, May 8th, 2013

Cultural understanding fails– First Appearance Counts!

40 years ago President Nixon’s visit to China significantly eased the tension between the United States and China. Recently, his grandson Christopher Nixon Cox recreated the visit, with his billionaire heiress wife even going to the extent...

Wednesday, April 24th, 2013

Communication Can Go Wrong, even when You Have a Local Translation Team in China

Communication can go wrong, even when you have a local translation team in China. A PR disaster for one of China's car makers when their big banner meant to express sympathy to the earthquake victims in Ya'an,...

Saturday, January 26th, 2013

The naming Quandary – Brands need Appropriate Names

Brands  and consumers are the rising stars of China. Selling platform Alibaba has huge global aspirations and the Chinese e-commerce company believes its transaction volumes will exceed those of eBay and Amazon combined in 2013. Tencent, an...

Wednesday, May 2nd, 2012

How can Feng Shui Help You? 风水

Chin Communications chose an auspicious day for moving to its new office (China’s National Day 1 October 2011). We thought about Feng Shui in our move – could you benefit from it too? We  have put together...

Monday, October 31st, 2011

How to Run a Serious Training Program for Chinese Delegates and Attract More Business

The Australia New Zealand School of Government and Alan Fels Team showcases how to run a serious training program with outcomes and leading to repeat business - the key to its success is the use of highly...

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