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The men and women who love books too much

Wed, Nov 4th 2015, 02:13 Under Category ACTC Happenings by actc

If you’ve ever befriended a translator, you’ll agree that most of them are voracious readers (a.k.a bookworms). But there goes the belief that a book hoarder can always understand the sentiments and thoughts attached to a text better than others do, and as translation is more than just transporting words from one language to another, a person who reads often can better bridge cultural difference by being able to translate the deeper meaning of certain words and expressions.

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Hallo, South Asia!

Wed, Oct 28th 2015, 05:37 Under Category Useful Information for the Public by actc

Hindi is very much being understood, if not widely spoken, in South Asian region thanks to the influence of Bollywood. There are also many commonly known English words which are borrowed from Hindi, such as “guru”, “jungle”, “karma”, “yoga”, “cheetah” and “avatar”.

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Would machine translation replace human translators?

Fri, Mar 13th 2015, 18:10 Under Category Useful Information for the Public by actc

The question itself triggers quite a scary thought – it is equal to asking “can technology replace human intelligence?”

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ACTC has been awarded “Honesty Enterprise”
Sat, Mar 1st 2014, 16:28 Under Category ACTC Happenings by actc

ACTC Translation Centre Pte Ltd has been awarded “HONESTY ENTERPRISE” at The 12th Asia Pacific International Honesty Enterprise – Keris Award 2013. This prestigious award is jointly presented by Y.B.Datuk Halimah binti Mohamed Sadique, Deputy Minister of Urban Wellbeing, Housing and Local Government Malaysia and Senator H.E. Chhit Kim Yeat, Vice Chairman of Commission Foreign Affairs, International Cooperation, Media and Information of Kingdom of Cambodia.
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12th Asia Pacific International Honesty Enterprise - Keris Award 2013
Sat, Mar 1st 2014, 16:02 Under Category ACTC Happenings by actc

ACTC Translation Centre Pte Ltd has been awarded “HONESTY ENTERPRISE” at The 12th Asia Pacific International Honesty Enterprise – Keris Award 2013. This prestigious award is jointly presented by Y.B.Datuk Halimah binti Mohamed Sadique, Deputy Minister of Urban Wellbeing, Housing and Local Government Malaysia and Senator H.E. Chhit Kim Yeat, Vice Chairman of Commission Foreign Affairs, International Cooperation, Media and Information of Kingdom of Cambodia.
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