China Outlook 2017 Seminar

The law firm of Nixon Peabody is presenting the seminar China Outlook 2017: Maximizing Opportunities in China and the U.S. During the Year of the Rooster on Wednesday, March 22 at the Nixon Peabody offices in Boston.

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Passing A Foreign Driving Exam: A Story about Being Lost In Translation

Think taking a US driver's test is stressful?  Then read this man's story that was featured on NPR about passing a foreign driving exam.  It underscores the value of good translation services.

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Western Ways: China's New Priority

Western ways apparently are a hot topic in Asia.  Just read a great article in Business Week about the desire for China to learn Western ways.  The article explains, "The hunger in China to learn Western manners is driven as much by the desire to expand..

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Chinese English Language Translation

Not everyone who is bilingual can translate (written) or interpret (spoken) in a professional manner.  A good linguist captures not just the words but also the meaning and transfers that into another language.  An untrained linguist can create lawsuits,..

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Doing Business in China

Adapted from an article by Jack Daniels at Buyers Bridge Corporation

Is your company doing business in China?  Are you thinking about entering the Chinese market?  If so, please read these tips to produce results.

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Hong Bao

 

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The Visa Van

I just read a very interesting and humorous article about Adam Humphreys and the business he started.  Adam lives in New York City and wanted to travel to China for a vacation.   While dealing with the Chinese Consulate to acquire the necessary visa, Adam..

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Chinglish - my review

Last week I posted a blog about the very successful Broadway show called Chinglish.  I was lucky enough to see this show which hysterically captures the differences between Chinese and American culture without making one culture look superior.

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Chinglish

Here is an excerpt from an article about a new Broadway show:

The comedy, is about the hilarity and politics that ensue when a U.S. businessman tries to secure a lucrative contract in China for his family’s sign-making firm. The lead producers of “Chinglish,”..

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Chinese Winter Festival

Chinese Winter Festival During the Han dynasty, the Chinese began to celebrate the winter solstice as a time when positive things grew stronger again. Thus, the winter festival became an important holiday that is still celebrated today. Traditionally,..

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