Squid Game: why you shouldn’t be too hard on translators

Squid Game: why you shouldn’t be too hard on translators Noh Juhan/Netflix David Orrego-Carmona, Aston University Squid Game has recently become Netflix’s biggest debut ever, but the show has sparked controversy due to its English subtitles. This occurred after a Korean-speaking viewer took to Twitter and TikTok to criticise the subtitles for providing a “botched” translation,… Read more »

Where do you see yourself?

If someone asks you, “Where do you see yourself in five years?” they’re asking, “Where do you see yourself?” To be honest, the answer to this question has never been simple to find. The current state of life’s unpredictability makes it impossible to know what will happen in the future with any degree of accuracy…. Read more »

Travel because it is healthy

It’s likely that you can’t recall the last time you embarked on a completely new journey. If you’re like most people, your last vacation was probably quite some time ago. It’s likely that the last time you experienced peace and quiet was a long time ago. With time, the coronavirus has evolved into a nuisance… Read more »

Squid Game: the real debt crisis shaking South Korea that inspired the hit TV show

Squid Game: the real debt crisis shaking South Korea that inspired the hit TV show Sarah A. Son, University of Sheffield Squid Game is anything but your typical, saccharine, soft-glow Korean television drama. In this biting commentary on life in South Korea today, viewers are presented with a twisting, technicolour story of violence, betrayal and desperation…. Read more »

How many stars are there in space?

How many stars are there in space? Brian Jackson, Boise State University Curious Kids is a series for children of all ages. If you have a question you’d like an expert to answer, send it to curiouskidsus@theconversation.com. Exactly how many stars are in space? – MeeSong, Brookline, Massachusetts Look up at the sky on a clear… Read more »

Discover KL, Malaysiaaaa

This city got numerous landmarks such as the Petronas Twin Towers, KL Tower, Sultan Abdul Samad Building, and Independence Square. A must-visit for nature lovers, Lake Gardens in Kuala Lumpur is a 92-ha park that houses a number of attractions such as the Butterfly House and Bird Park, Hibiscus Garden, National Monument, Orchid Garden and… Read more »

Timeless Charm – Two days in Ho Chi Minh City

If you only have two days in Ho Chi Minh City. From lush parks, to bustling markets, to panoramic rooftop restaurants, get a taste of all the city has to offer to you. Pham Ngu Lao Street This is the backpacker district, and although it’s busy and hectic it’s a whole lot of fun. Expect… Read more »

Bangkok: City of Angels

Bangkok or Krung Thep, “City of Angels“, is like our home away from home. Beneath the dust and chaos, the city is packed with things to do and places to see.

There is more Fun in Philippines

Manila may not be famous for its beauty, but its magnetic energy gives you the special feel. Diverse and lively in so many ways, it’s a great city to explore even if you only have one day of time. At the time of Spanish occupation, the city inside the walls (Intramuros) became the capital of… Read more »

Wonderful Indonesia – 2 Days in Batam

Batam is an island and city in Indonesia’s Riau Islands, just 20 kilometres from Singapore, around 40 minutes by speedboat, meaning that most international tourists come via Singapore. Many tourists come for the fun nightlife and the discounted shopping. In fact, in many ways it’s like a cut-price version of Singapore, with many similar attractions… Read more »

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  • Squid Game: why you shouldn’t be too hard on translators

    Squid Game: why you shouldn’t be too hard on translators Noh Juhan/Netflix David Orrego-Carmona, Aston University Squid Game has recently become Netflix’s biggest debut ever, but the show has sparked controversy due to its English subtitles. This occurred after a Korean-speaking viewer took to Twitter and TikTok to criticise the subtitles for providing a “botched” translation,… Read more »

  • Where do you see yourself?

    If someone asks you, “Where do you see yourself in five years?” they’re asking, “Where do you see yourself?” To be honest, the answer to this question has never been simple to find. The current state of life’s unpredictability makes it impossible to know what will happen in the future with any degree of accuracy…. Read more »

  • Travel because it is healthy

    It’s likely that you can’t recall the last time you embarked on a completely new journey. If you’re like most people, your last vacation was probably quite some time ago. It’s likely that the last time you experienced peace and quiet was a long time ago. With time, the coronavirus has evolved into a nuisance… Read more »

  • Squid Game: the real debt crisis shaking South Korea that inspired the hit TV show

    Squid Game: the real debt crisis shaking South Korea that inspired the hit TV show Sarah A. Son, University of Sheffield Squid Game is anything but your typical, saccharine, soft-glow Korean television drama. In this biting commentary on life in South Korea today, viewers are presented with a twisting, technicolour story of violence, betrayal and desperation…. Read more »

  • How many stars are there in space?

    How many stars are there in space? Brian Jackson, Boise State University Curious Kids is a series for children of all ages. If you have a question you’d like an expert to answer, send it to curiouskidsus@theconversation.com. Exactly how many stars are in space? – MeeSong, Brookline, Massachusetts Look up at the sky on a clear… Read more »

  • Discover KL, Malaysiaaaa

    This city got numerous landmarks such as the Petronas Twin Towers, KL Tower, Sultan Abdul Samad Building, and Independence Square. A must-visit for nature lovers, Lake Gardens in Kuala Lumpur is a 92-ha park that houses a number of attractions such as the Butterfly House and Bird Park, Hibiscus Garden, National Monument, Orchid Garden and… Read more »

  • Timeless Charm – Two days in Ho Chi Minh City

    If you only have two days in Ho Chi Minh City. From lush parks, to bustling markets, to panoramic rooftop restaurants, get a taste of all the city has to offer to you. Pham Ngu Lao Street This is the backpacker district, and although it’s busy and hectic it’s a whole lot of fun. Expect… Read more »

  • Bangkok: City of Angels

    Bangkok or Krung Thep, “City of Angels“, is like our home away from home. Beneath the dust and chaos, the city is packed with things to do and places to see.

  • There is more Fun in Philippines

    Manila may not be famous for its beauty, but its magnetic energy gives you the special feel. Diverse and lively in so many ways, it’s a great city to explore even if you only have one day of time. At the time of Spanish occupation, the city inside the walls (Intramuros) became the capital of… Read more »

  • Wonderful Indonesia – 2 Days in Batam

    Batam is an island and city in Indonesia’s Riau Islands, just 20 kilometres from Singapore, around 40 minutes by speedboat, meaning that most international tourists come via Singapore. Many tourists come for the fun nightlife and the discounted shopping. In fact, in many ways it’s like a cut-price version of Singapore, with many similar attractions… Read more »

  • Where Art meets Science

    The unique design of ArtScience Museum, Singapore is certainly a draw for many visitors from around the world. The Future World exhibit on lower floor is entertaining and no doubt shows the future of art: playful, interactive, colorful. One can hear kids 50 years from now, “Art just sat there and did nothing??” This art moves and… Read more »

  • Big Bang Data: What does data mean to you?

    Big Bang Data: What does data mean to you? This information age has led to an explosion of information available to people. With production of data every single day, right through the searches on Google, posts on Facebook or images on Instagram, this is changing the way we interact with each other in the real… Read more »

  • A place of wondrous legends

    Haw Par Vila, formerly known as the Tiger Balm Garden was built in 1937 by philanthropist and entrepreneur Aw Boon Haw. The eclectic park is a treasure trove of Asian culture, history, philosophy and religion – quirky yet enlightening, at the same time.

  • Singapore National Day – SG51

    Singapore Stone – represents rich heritage As legend has it, the fisherman of ancient Singapore acquired superhuman strength from a “hantu” (Malay for spectre) and used his newfound powers to help his fellow villagers. When challenged to a duel, Badang lifted a huge rock over his head and flung it into the sea. It landed… Read more »

  • A Space Adventure : NASA Exhibit

    Venture into the thrilling journey of mankind’s exploration of Space. Its an amazing world of space exploration. Be inspired by the ambitions of those who dared to dream and conquer the unknown. Venture into the thrilling journey of mankind’s exploration of Space. Its an amazing world of space exploration. Be inspired by the ambitions of… Read more »

  • Adventure – Coney Island

    Coney Island is located on an actual island off Punggol, in the most North Eastern part of Singapore. Here are some items to keep in your checklist, Rent a bike or you will be filled with regret. The area is huge. Bring lots of water. Coney Island closes at 7pm and it will become completely dark…. Read more »

  • The best wish!

    When on their way to a business meeting, a Junior Manager, a Senior Manager and their Boss decided to wall through a motor park. As they were about getting out of the park, they came across a wonder lamp. Theyrubbed the lamp and a ghost came out of it. The ghost says Normally, one person… Read more »

  • Don’t copy if you can’t paste!

    A popular motivational speaker was entertaining his audience.He said: “The best years of my life were spent in the arms of a woman who wasn’t my wife!” The audience was in silence and shock.The speaker added: “And that woman was my mother!”Laughter and applause. A week later, a top manager trained by the motivational speaker… Read more »

  • Where Art meets Science

    The unique design of ArtScience Museum, Singapore is certainly a draw for many visitors from around the world. The Future World exhibit on lower floor is entertaining and no doubt shows the future of art: playful, interactive, colorful. One can hear kids 50 years from now, “Art just sat there and did nothing??” This art moves and… Read more »