by Emanuel La Vina Apart from translating for work, in my spare time, I like to translate all kinds of texts, from newspaper articles to short stories, to practice my skills and as a hobby. One of my favorite kinds of translations is musical translation, where I would translate Spanish and Chinese songs into English. For…Read more Mice Love? From the Translator of Weird Lyrics of Hit Pop Asian Love Songs
Back in 2008 in Barcelona, I was at a slow night gig, where the auditorium was too large for the crowd, a standby musician came to me and spoke in less-than-fluent English, “I always be very interested in the oriental culture. “ At that moment, I didn’t know he meant me and my culture. A journalist…Read more Mandarin, Oriental, and the Bilingual American Children
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Foley Square, a place that might be unfamiliar to many, is in fact one of the judicial centers of United States, and for that very reason it used to be a popular target for mail bombs and protests. The plaza, located in Lower Manhattan’s Civic Center neighborhood, is circled by magnificent classical Roman-styled courthouses such as the New York County Family Court, the New York City Supreme Court, the United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit, the United States District Court, and the United States Court of International Trade.
By Nadia Ho Imagine it’s 1940 and you’re a pregnant woman from Hong Kong, on tour in San Francisco with your performing artist husband. Your water breaks. You speak English well enough to get groceries and give directions to a driver, but when you’re in labor, you might need to fall back on a more…Read more Enter the Dragon’s Birthplace: A Bilingual Hospital