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Sunday, December 14th, 2014

China Makes the Environment a Priority

The recent announcement by US President Barack Obama and Chinese President Xi Jinping that the USA and China had agreed to curb greenhouse gas emissions by 2030 generated an extensive and diverse array of responses – from the enthusiastic to the outright dismissive. But if nothing else, the agreement further underlines that China’s top leadership

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...

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, July 16th, 2014

Australia’s Real Estate: Chinese Price Frenzy or a Nation of Wankers?

It’s no secret that Australian home prices are now among the most expensive in the world – and that local first home buyers are struggling to get into the market. Sydney and Melbourne are at the forefront...

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...

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, December 4th, 2013

What it takes to earn a spot as part of our team at Chin? – Part Two

As promised, we’ve invited Marcus to share his experience working at Chin Communications as part of the above series. (To read part one of the article series, please click here) As part of Chin’s ongoing translator development...

Sunday, November 17th, 2013

Chin Communications Wins Interpreting Excellence Award with its Mandarin Interpreting Team

Australian Institute of Interpreters and Translators Gala Awards Night (Melbourne 16 November 2013) Chin Communications wins 2013 AUSIT Excellence Award at the Australian Institute of Interpreters and Translators’ Gala Dinner. Interpreters and translators are...

Monday, October 28th, 2013

What it takes to earn a spot as part of our team at Chin? – Part One

Years ago, we used to get asked:”My daughter is studying Chinese, could you employ her…” or “My son speaks Chinese, how can he work as a translator at Chin?” They would not have any experience or training...

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