After my graduation from university, I cooperated with multiple translation agencies in China, as a full-time translator or a part-time one. These agencies are situated in large cities like Beijing, Nanjing and Shenzhen, and some of them are very famous.
My greatest feeling in such cooperation was not how good they were, but how they despise translation quality.
I was confused as these translation companies were big and many of their customers were big enterprises in China. Gradually I lost my interest in translating and later became an editor for a news website.
After working with some overseas translation agencies, I rekindled interest in translation and now established my own business. But most Chinese translation companies are still the same as they were. Read more