In the later part of the last decade, as web users grew around the world, there has been a surge in the use of local languages on the web. Once native-English speakers dominated the internet world population but today their number … Continued
The Growth of Turkey
Turkey’s success is down to its economic focus on ‘service’ rather than agriculture.
New users of the Internet predominately come from non-English speaking regions increasing the requirement for multilingual content online. Internet giants like Yahoo have begun offering content in greater numbers of foreign languages to cater for this new phase of growth. … Continued
Language Connect recently provided interpreters for a Chinese delegation from Bright Food, the Chinese conglomerate looking to acquire United Biscuits, owners of Jaffa Cakes, McVitie’s and Jacob’s amongst other British household names. It struck me that this is very much … Continued
As the Commonwealth Games draw to a close in India, it is interesting to note the recent ruckus in China which has preceded the Asian Games (to be held in China next month).
As one of only 33 economies to grow during the recent GFC, Australia is a real success story–thanks in large part to its exporters. As a frequent attendee of export sector events, I am continually impressed by the government assistance offered to Australia’s dynamic export sector. But at times the sheer number of organizations, consultancies and programs available to Australian Exporters is overwhelming. Thankfully at the recent Import/Export On the Road Seminar Series, participants were provided with a (completed) jigsaw to show how all the government organizations slotted together—phew at last I was able to make sense of it all!