Tag: COVID-19

Welsh Language Re-included in Council during Pandemic

After facing criticism, the city council in Denbighshire, Wales will now allow Zoom in council meetings to better serve Welsh language speakers with simultaneous...

CIELO Translating Pandemic Info into Indigenous Languages

Indigenous communities in LA have experienced a lack of support during the COVID-19 crisis. CIELO has made a concerted effort to address the problem,...

Vaccine Language Rules in EU May Soften during COVID

Fearing EU language-access requirements may slow vaccine development, drugmakers call on officials to soften rules. Some worry a rule change could hurt the effectiveness...

Anuvadak Platform Translates India’s MyGov COVID Site

The expansion of COVID-19 information now to include 10 of India’s 22 official languages will ensure millions of Indian internet users access to vital...

Victorian Government Passes $14 million Multicultural Support Bill

After mistakes in vital COVID messaging from the government, Victoria, Australia, government officials hope the new funding will bring relief to communities that have...

Multilingual Communities in AU Need Access to Health Info

Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison has come under fire recently for how his administration has handled Australia’s efforts to translate COVID-19 messages and properly...

The COVID-19 lessons businesses must learn

The spread of COVID-19 has significantly changed how we do business. France's national holiday, Bastille Day, was celebrated this July 14 not with the usual parade, but with an 8 billion euro raise for health care workers.

Five tips for running a localization business in China through COVID-19

Going through a financial crisis while your country is on lockdown is an experience we will most likely never forget. But even in this time of uncertainty, it could be an experience that will make your team stronger. Our company survived the COVID-19 crisis in China, and we took steps to ensure the business has not suffered any financial losses.

Monitoring your multilingual website’s performance during quarantine traffic

Because of the COVID-19 pandemic, computers and smartphones are one of the few mediums people use to stay connected. This presents ripe website traffic opportunities.

Translators and interpreters respond to the Covid-19 pandemic

What happens if critical messages aren’t communicated to Americans considered Limited English Proficient (LEP) citizens? To put it bluntly: how are we going to stop the spread if a group of 25 million Americans goes uninformed?