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Return of the Chinese Sea Turtles

Over the past few decades, China has become a pharmaceutical manufacturing center due to large government investments, lower manufacturing costs, and past experience in generics manufacturing. This is particularly beneficial for Western countries; however, there are still language and cultural barriers in the way. One factor however is proving to be ...
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Why Demand for Translation Services in Massachusetts is Growing and Why You Should Care

The demand for interpreting and translation services in Massachusetts is growing - and you should take notice. This is especially true if you run a business or provide services to the community. As demand for language services increases, with it does the population of foreign born individuals participating in the ...
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Implementing a Solid Global Compliance Training and Translation Strategy

With increasing crack downs on corruption abroad, having a solid global compliance training strategy is essential to prevent and protect your company from corruption allegations. That being said, implementing a thorough global compliance training strategy is difficult when you have subsidiaries abroad - not only does it require well thought ...
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Immigration Trends 2016: The Changing Landscape of Immigration in the US

Each year, the Executive Office for Immigration Review publishes a Statistics Yearbook on immigration court matters. The 2016 Yearbook that was released this past spring highlights several significant trends in immigration. For one thing, there is an increase in the number of immigration cases as compared to the previous year ...
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What are Interpreter Services?

Often times people use the terms "interpreting" and "translating" interchangeably, although there is a stark difference between the two. While translating involves converting languages into other languages through written text, interpreting consists of relaying information between languages verbally. Interpreter services are extremely valuable in continuing a conversation between two or more parties ...
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10 Confusing English Contronyms

A contronym is a word that has opposite meanings depending on the context in which it is used. It seems illogical, however, that the same word can mean something very different, and in many cases, even the exact opposite. There a variety of English contronym examples, and new ones are evolving constantly ...
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Brexit and Patents: Will The Split Affect the Unitary Patent or Translation Requirements?

Currently, the UK patent office is looking to implement a unitary patent system which would require all patents to be filed with the EPO, and grants rights across all EU member states. This, along with the voluntary London Agreement, restricts the number of languages into which patents need to be translated ...
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Does Your Doctor Speak Iowan? Addressing Cultural Diversity in Healthcare

In lieu of current political events restricting immigration, the dependence of the U.S. on foreign- born doctors is quickly coming to the surface. The country is already suffering from a shortage of physicians, especially primary care physicians. There are several factors that have led to this, but with an aging population there may be ...
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Immigration Interpreters Needed for Asylum Seekers

 On top of all the difficulties faced by individuals applying for asylum, linguistic barriers only complicate matters. Moreover, a professional immigration interpreter is not always available to provide legal immigration and community interpreting services.  ...
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The Healthiest Country In The World

When it comes to living a long life, one country in particular has outranked the rest in terms of lifestyle, earning the title of Healthiest Country in the World (hint: the Mediterranean-diet-loving country has ranked healthiest in the world despite a struggling economy and high unemployment, according to the newly ...
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