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Aiming high in Japan for successful localization | Arle Lommel
MultiLingual August/September 2018

Japan enjoys a reputation for being a difficult country to enter and sell in, but many of the problems enterprises encounter with translation there are self-inflicted....

MT use in China | Ke Hu
MultiLingual August/September 2018

Since the application scenarios and markets for MT are very broad, a lot of companies and organizations in China are making attempts to build their own MT systems. Most of them focus on the economic, financial, patent and legal sectors. Very few of them have touched upon the medical and pharmaceutical industry, perhaps because of its high difficulty in translation and high requirement for information security....

The linguistics of refugee response | Katie Botkin
MultiLingual August/September 2018

Translators without Borders (TWB), in its capacity as a linguistic nonprofit, has been working with a number of humanitarian organizations conducting surveys to translate questions into Rohingya....

Culturalization, game localization and China | Kah Hui Teo, Joelle Tjahjadi
MultiLingual August/September 2018

One of the challenges that many localization teams face when handling products like games, which inherently contain a lot of cultural elements, is how much to foreignize and how much to domesticate the products...

Iran: Asia’s next big thing in translation (maybe) | Neil Payne
MultiLingual August/September 2018

A few months ago, the title of this article would have been a lot more confident in its assertion. The world of politics, however, feels as though it changes course daily, denying anyone any sense of certainty for what the future may hold....

The struggle for regional dominance in the Middle East | Thomas Gilmartin
MultiLingual August/September 2018

Some alliances have stood the test of time while others have foundered. Wars can be, and are, conducted by proxy, with larger powers fighting each other through war-ravaged smaller countries. Former enemies can find it useful to bury the hatchet and to become, if not friends, at least uneasy bedfellows. The main powers in this saga are Saudi Arabia, which is the home of Sunni Wahhabi extremism, Shi’a Iran and the Jewish state of Israel (though religion is only a part of the story)....

Navigating picky Japanese grammatical preferences | Rie Fukuoka
MultiLingual August/September 2018

In technical writing, Japanese has a special rule for word order. However, I have never seen it written down in a localization style guide. The Japanese learn this by reading an abundant number of technical documents....

Post Editing | Katie Botkin
MultiLingual July 2018 there room in current medical practice for fixes like this, for at-home cures? Is there room in the translation industry, by extension, for anything such as mental health work, whether or not it brings in the big bucks as Luke Sewell points out in our focus?...

Client Talk: Bowling Green, Kentucky | Terena Bell
MultiLingual July 2018

When do people who buy (or should buy) language services say professional translation is worth it? By talking with clients outside of a sales environment, we seek to uncover what’s really important to them....

Localization Business School: The success of Women in Localization | Andrew Lawless
MultiLingual July 2018

Women in Localization is currently planning its ten-year anniversary. It will be celebrated around the world with satellite parties and a larger event in Silicon Valley.

On September 8, 2008, three women had a vision and changed the face of the localization world for good. They started Women in Localization, a small local networking group that would go on to become an international organization with 4,000+ members, with chapters in 11 countries and counting....

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