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A Brief History of Chinese Migration to Australia

A Brief History of Chinese Migration to Australia

Australia is home to more than 1.2 million people of Chinese ancestry, according to the 2016 census. Of these, two in five (41 per cent) are recent migrants who were born in China. Chinese immigration to Australia has a long and illustrious history that started back...

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The Top 10 Chinese Inventions and Discoveries

The Top 10 Chinese Inventions and Discoveries

Ancient China is known for being an innovative civilisation that has given us some of the most valuable and long-lasting inventions in history. The oldest items found in the territory of the present-day China date back to the Paleolithic period, which is roughly from...

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Cultural Insights Series: Music in China

Cultural Insights Series: Music in China

In this episode of our Cultural Insights China series, we will learn a little about at China’s music.

A country’s music tells a lot about its history and culture. Through the lyrics and melodies of traditional songs we can learn a lot about countries, their people and history.

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Cultural Insights Series: Cuisine in China

Cultural Insights Series: Cuisine in China

In this episode of our Cultural Insights China series, we will take a look at the cuisines of China.

A country’s cuisine tells a lot about its history, and Chinese cuisine has had a huge impact on the Australian culinary landscape. In this new episode of our Cultural Insights Series, we’ll talk about the four major culinary systems in China and learn how to cook some classic recipes.

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Cultural Insights Series: Family and Society in China

Cultural Insights Series: Family and Society in China

In this episode of our Cultural Insights China series, we will take a look at etiquette in Chinese culture.

Local etiquette tells a lot about the country, its people and culture. In this new episode, Bruce teaches us how to be polite in a Chinese way.

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Cultural Insights Series: Traditions in China

Cultural Insights Series: Traditions in China

In this episode of our Cultural Insights China series, we will take a look at etiquette in Chinese culture.

Local etiquette tells a lot about the country, its people and culture. In this new episode, Bruce teaches us how to be polite in a Chinese way.

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Cultural Insights Series: Etiquette in China

Cultural Insights Series: Etiquette in China

In this episode of our Cultural Insights China series, we will take a look at etiquette in Chinese culture.

Local etiquette tells a lot about the country, its people and culture. In this new episode, Bruce teaches us how to be polite in a Chinese way.

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Cultural Insights Series: Travelling in China

Cultural Insights Series: Travelling in China

In this episode of our Cultural Insights China series, we will explore some of the must-see places and must-do experiences in China…

Do you know where to find the third longest river in the world? Try the most delicious freshwater fish? Where to track down the best nightlife? Find out the answers in our new video!

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The Importance of Cultural Sensitivity in Translation

The Importance of Cultural Sensitivity in Translation

Suppose you’re working on a campaign and preparing communication material. You hire a copywriter who’s carefully picking the words to turn a block of letters into a powerful tool. Whatever the purpose of your materials – to inform, advertise, entertain, convince or...

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Marketing Trends 2021

Marketing Trends 2021

How 2020 Has Changed Marketing We all know that 2020 brought around some profound changes in virtually all spheres of business, and in life in general. These changes are setting trends for marketing in 2021. Here we run through the key ones, as we see it......

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