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Singapore Government strives to ensure the three official languages – Chinese, Malay and Tamil – are used properly in translations

Background: A Member of the Singapore Parliament expressed concern about the National Heritage Board’s (NHB) website. The NHB included a “Google Translate” function on its website to provide visitors with the option to translate the website content into any one

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Posted in Chinese, communication, effective communication, English language, Malay, Singapore, singapore government, Tamil, Translation, Translation quality, translation service, Translation skill, Website translation

Translation Quality Checklist

Basic checklist to ensure translation quality While translation quality can somewhat be  assured with the engagement of well-qualified and competent native speaking translators to translate the content and a second linguist to edit & proofread the translations, what extra steps

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New languages added to our translation services portfolio

Sage Languages Pte Ltd is a leading translation services company in Singapore. As part of our commitment towards continual improvement, we are happy to announce the expansion of our service portfolio towards South African languages. The latest additions are: Afrikaans,

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Posted in south african, Translation, Translation Projects, Translation quality

Is Cheap, Fast and Good possible for translation services in Singapore?

Having been in the industry for more than 20 years, I think cheap, fast and good translation services in Singapore is POSSIBLE. There’s no reason why it isn’t possible. I dare to say this because we can do it! Cheap

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What is Translation Quality?

Every translation service provider or translation agency talks about translation quality, but few actually define what they really mean by quality. Is translation quality so obvious that there’s no need to define it? Is it as simple as a measurement

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