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Translated Literature Celebrated

Translated Literature Celebrated

The English-speaking world has, over the years, been spoilt by a wealth of great literature for children.

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Is French the Language of the Future?

Is French the Language of the Future?

French could just be the language of the future – leaving the likes of English and Mandarin trailing in its wake.

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Award-winning global translation agency, ISO certified

Award-winning global translation agency, ISO certified

TranslateMedia is a global translation agency with offices in London, New York, Paris, Munich, Singapore, Hong Kong and Austin, Texas.

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Cornish Language Receives Funding Boost

Cornish Language Receives Funding Boost

The UK Government has announced £120,000-worth of funding for the Cornish Language Partnership.

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Tolkien Translation of Beowulf to be Published After 90 Years

Tolkien Translation of Beowulf to be Published After 90 Years

A JRR Tolkien translation of the Old English epic Beowulf is to be published for the first time almost 90 years after he wrote it.

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eBay Using Translation Machinery to Break into the BRICs

eBay Using Translation Machinery to Break into the BRICs

E-commerce giant eBay is looking to expand into the world’s emerging markets by making product listings using machine translation.

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‘Dramatic Jump’ in Chinese Speakers in City of London

‘Dramatic Jump’ in Chinese Speakers in City of London

There has been a significant jump in the number of Chinese speakers working in London’s vibrant financial services district, new research suggests.

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Newly Translated 1,800 year-old Message Tells of Soldier’s Loneliness

Newly Translated 1,800 year-old Message Tells of Soldier’s Loneliness

Rice Religious Studies graduate student Grant Adamson, has recently translated a letter from an Egyptian soldier serving in a Roman legion in Europe at the beginning of the third century AD.

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Gambia to drop English as national language

Gambia to drop English as national language

President of Gambia said: “We are going to speak our own language.”

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International Film-makers Hail The Art of Sub-titles

International Film-makers Hail The Art of Sub-titles

One area of growth in the India film industry is the translation of Tamil films into a number of languages, including English, Chinese, Hindi and Bengali.

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New Technology Could Transform the Translation Industry

New Technology Could Transform the Translation Industry

Thirty years ago it was almost unimaginable that many of us would be carrying a computer in our pocket. New technology is currently being developed that makes the smartphone seem quaint.

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Millions Celebrate International Francophonie Day

Millions Celebrate International Francophonie Day

Celebrations are under way all around the world this week to mark International Francophonie Day on March 20.

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Wales Inward Investment ‘Failing Because of Poor Language Skills’

Wales Inward Investment ‘Failing Because of Poor Language Skills’

Officials from Wales have failed to encourage investment in the country because they could not speak the languages of the countries where their “embassies” were based, an MP claims.

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More UK Firms Planning International Expansion

More UK Firms Planning International Expansion

As more UK firms consider expanding overseas, it’s crucial that they put plans in place to ensure they maximise success.

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Last King of Burma’s Life Story to be Translated into Burmese

Last King of Burma’s Life Story to be Translated into Burmese

The story of Burma’s last monarch is soon to become much more accessible.

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Translated Fiction Key to Better Understanding

Translated Fiction Key to Better Understanding

Chinese Nobel laureate Mo Yan is calling on the Chinese and Turkish Governments to promote translated works of literature.

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Multi-lingual Digital Marketing to Drive Tourism in Greece

Multi-lingual Digital Marketing to Drive Tourism in Greece

This week a conference took place in Athens about the potential of digital marketing in driving Greece’s tourism sector.

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China’s Tencent in Ecommerce Push with 15% Stake in jd.com

China’s Tencent in Ecommerce Push with 15% Stake in jd.com

The battle for online supremacy in China has heated up this week with Asia’s largest internet company, Tencent, buying a 15% stake in JD.com.

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What’s in a Name: Film Titles Lost in Translation

What’s in a Name: Film Titles Lost in Translation

The right translation can be crucial for many aspects of big business, and business doesn’t get much bigger than Hollywood.

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The Brain Processes Music Like Language

The Brain Processes Music Like Language

Research suggests the brain uses its syntactic areas to process communication in general – whether it’s language or music.

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