How to find skilled Nepali translators? What skills to look for in them?
Right now, the biggest issue with translation in Nepal is the lack of professionalism. People, corporations, and even government authorities take it lightly.
I will tell you a personal
story; I once visited a famous lake in western Nepal, Rara. There was a
signboard consisting of information about the place; I don’t remember by whom,
but it was an official issue done by a government authority.
They had information
in Nepali, and below, it was translated to English. The latter part was very
off; spelling errors, missing full stops, to name a few were some issues that
made me extremely disappointed.
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Netflix in Nepal: Can Netflix Benefit from Nepali Subtitles?
Netflix officially launched in Nepal in early 2016. However, during that time, they didn’t get enough subscribers for any kind of benefit and had to discontinue their services.
The streaming site has relaunched in Nepal and this time around, they have done better than before and have shown a potential for growth.
As of now, Netflix has
quite following in the country; even if we don’t have any official data, we
could say that the number of subscribers is around a few thousand.
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Do I Need a Translation Degree to Become a Translator?
This is a question aspirant translators stumble across a lot of times. Many, including job seekers, interested aspirants, and even some of our clients ask us if we need a translation degree to become a translator.
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Demand of Nepali Translation Today
Due to the impact of globalization and the advent of internet and mass communication, the world has become a global village. Something produced in a place can easily travel around the globe either electronically or through shipping, be it ideas, goods or technology.
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