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Friday, December 2nd, 2016

MIND YOUR LANGUAGE

A new scholarship gives international Monash University students the chance to hone the delicate art of translation. By Anatasia Safioleas The Chin Communications Masters Scholarship recognises the importance of training translators and interpreters. The generous philanthropy of award-winning Chinese translation specialists  Chin Communications established the scholarship in 2012 – the same year they celebrated their 

Wednesday, November 30th, 2016

Chinese Translation in the Food and Beverage Sector doesn’t have to be expensive.

Not doing it correctly can cost a lot, however Clean, green, natural, fresh, safe – we hear these words all the time and they continue to resonate in the Chinese market. Local Chinese ‘daigou’ (buying agents) have...

Sunday, November 27th, 2016

Anaphoras & Chinese Language in a little Corner of Country Victoria

Reunions of any type are always vexed, aren’t they! Particularly after some decades of not seeing old classmates or teachers. Will I recognise anyone? Will anyone remember  me? Will they remember …. Embarrassing memories. So it was...

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, July 25th, 2015

Translating a Night in a 2000 year-old Greek Theatre

The Taormina Film Festival in Sicily attracts some big names – Richard Gere was this year’s drawcard bringing the town to a standstill; Kate Ritchie was also there and is our guest writer… A night under the...

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 31st, 2015

Pollies and Chinese Understanding on Show

Australia China Business Council Networking Day in Canberra, 25 March 2015 By Charles Qin There are 32 Australia study centres in China and through them and the many exchanges going on between the two countries every day,...

Thursday, March 26th, 2015

Better Understanding – Putting our Mouth where our Money is

Written by Kate Ritchie “It’s not a question of choosing China or choosing America. It’s a question of choosing a sense of independence which is important for the preservation of our own sovereignty and the importance of...

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