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DIAC Asian Settlement DVD Voice-over Project

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The team at Multimedia Languages & Marketing have just finalised the production of a multilingual DVD for the Department of Immigration and Citizenship (DIAC), the Asian Settlement DVD in Rohingya, Karen, Nepalese, Burmese and Chin Haka. It has been a challenging and interesting project involving translators, checkers, editor, voice talents in these 5 languages as […]

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Rio Tinto: cultural mistakes in Chinaintern

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Rio Tinto: repeating Foster’s cultural mistakes in China   Rio Tinto is repeating Foster’s cultural mistakes in China – and may not see the full costs until much later, writes Dr Mona Chung Rio Tinto has fallen into the same trap as Foster’s Group in failing to recognise China’s unique culture and the importance that relationships […]

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Culture & Globalism

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Supporting International Commerce Well and Badly After a week of diving in the Red Sea, we found ourselves wandering around Hurghada al Bahr al Ahmar in Egypt. We couldn’t help but notice that every street vendor queried passing tourists in several languages, beginning with German and English, sometimes trying Russian, as he tried to sell […]