Entries by Star Translation

Call for papers – Worldware conference

CALL FOR PAPERS WORLDWARE CONFERENCE Preconference workshops: March 16 Full conference with presentations and exhibits: March 17-18 Hyatt Regency Santa Clara Santa Clara, California How do you get product releases out to the world on time and on budget? Worldware explores the tools, concepts and materials to effectively plan, evangelize and deliver internationalization efforts within […]

Did you know there is more than one Chinese dialect?

More Than One Chinese Dialect for Translation There is more than one Chinese dialect We are often asked for Mandarin translation. However the official spoken languages spoken in Taiwan (capital: Taipei) and the People’s Republic of China (Mainland China) is referred to as Mandarin Chinese. The term Mandarin however only refers to standard spoken Chinese […]

CILT lookout for the most innovative projects in UK

With applications now open for next year’s prestigious European Award for Languages, the search is on for the UK’s most innovative language learning projects. Schools, colleges, adult education and community projects are being encouraged to apply ahead of the deadline on 31st January 2010: www.cilt.org.uk/eal The European Award for Languages is a Europe-wide initiative which […]

iPhone International Market Update

iPhone International Market Update conference The International Macintosh Users Group: a forum for multilingual, multiscript and multiplatform computing. iPhone international market update takes place 17th September 2009 from 18:30 to 21:00 Pacific time. (17th September 2009, 6:30 to 9:00 PM). Note: special start time: 18:30 (for refreshments); panel session 19:00 to 21:00. Recommended Conference Localization […]

Changes to the VAT Information Exchange System (VIES)

Change to VAT information exchange system, Ireland In January 1993, frontier controls on the movement of goods between EU member states were abolished and Irish exporters involved in EU trade have been required to furnish periodic VIES statements to Revenue from that date. The VAT Information Exchange System (VIES) was put in place by the […]

CRO Changes: Irish Resident Director

CRO Changes to Companies Amendment Bill 2009 The Companies Amendment Bill 2009 has been passed through all stages of the Oireachtas. The entire Act will take effect as soon as it has been signed by the President. Section 10 of the Act changes the requirement that at least one of the directors be resident in […]

ISME foreign exchange (FX) scheme

The Association’s foreign exchange scheme, in association with Investec, is offering excellent value to member companies. ISME members will benefit from a minimal guaranteed foreign exchange margin of 0.5% on all foreign exchange transactions of amounts between €1,000 and €100,000. No charges or fees on foreign exchange transfers or statements will apply.The group schemes need […]

Changes to VAT information for service companies

Changes to VAT information, Ireland Companies involved in supply services have to register with VIMA. With effect from 1st January 2010, Irish VAT registered suppliers must submit a VIES statement detailing all the VAT registered customers in other member states to whom he or she has supplied services, in respect of which that customer is […]

Cilt: National Centre for Languages

On 26 September, schools across Europe will be celebrating the vast number of languages spoken around the world and recognising all the different ways in which learning another language can enhance people’s lives. CILT, the National Centre for Languages is encouraging schools across the UK to join in the festivities for the European Day of […]

STAR wins the Innovationspreis award

Innovationspreis award ceremony, Switzerland On 13th March, STAR and two other finalists accepted the innovation prize or Innovationspreis awarded by the Wirtschafts- und Industrievereinigung Schaffhausen (Schaffhausen association of business and industry). GRIPS was singled out as a concept for the creation, management and publication of information in all languages and media, from one single data […]