The Difference between Simplified and Traditional Chinese

Over 1 billion people in the world speak and understand the Chinese language, but not all of them use the same written dialect. So, if you have a product or service that targets this market, it can sometimes be confusing to decide which one to use in terms of translation and localization. The Chinese writing […]

The Seven Seeds

Lexcode’s office in Seoul has just made it to the top spot in Korea’s language translation and interpretation industry with their 2017 revenue. To our delight, Lexcode Philippines has reported record-breaking sales after two years of setback. The 7Cs that spell who wins in Lexcode are the tenets by which its founder, Young Ham, operates the […]

Things You Need to Know About Language and Translation

Thanks to language and translation, breaking barriers became possible. Also, the global market is increasingly becoming more connected, thus making businesses up their games and search for innovative and engaging ways to connect with their audience. This is why translation and transcription companies are very much in demand in today’s scene. However, language and translation […]

Lexcode’s Finest: A Salute to Our Translators and Interpreters

Our translators and interpreters are at the heart of what we do—Lexcode owes its success to these main players who unwaveringly contribute their time, expertise, and resources to provide high-quality and reliable translation services on all our projects. Every year, Lexcode brings together the remarkable individuals who help our business (and yours) reach a global […]

The Filipino Language and Its Glorious Past

Buwan ng Wika is an annual occasion to celebrate the core of our nationhood—the Filipino language. Here’s a glimpse back into the glorious history of our mother tongue. PRE-COLONIAL ERA Even before colonizers set foot on Philippine shores, no common language was prevalent in the country. Most Filipinos communicated with each other and visiting merchants […]

Lexcode 2017: New Look, Same Premium Language Service

Entering 2017, Lexcode has unveiled its new look with its improved and modernized logo. As a professional translation company which has been in the field for almost two decades, its improved corporate identity is a manifestation of its continuous pursuit of excellence in providing quality language services in the Philippines and the rest of Asia. […]

Change Has Come; Lexcode It!

We move forward by opening ourselves to change. True to our core, we evolve in the same phase of how dynamic languages are. As the new logo suggests, appearing to be a symbol of infinity, we’ll continue transcending language barriers. New identity; same premium localization service. Similar to Lexie and Codie’s fresher outlook, we’ll forge […]

Million-Dollar Translation Mistakes Made by International Companies

The combination of marketing and translation blunders is a recipe for disaster; this is especially true for global businesses. Localizing a brand is no easy task. Even companies with several years of experience have fallen into the deadly trap of hiring substandard translators, which makes you think they should have known better! Listed below are […]

Lost in Translation: Five Untranslatable Words in English

Translation is not an exact science and more often than not, you will find it hard to find a word that would directly translate to your own tongue. It actually makes sense as each language is colored by our experiences and, as a distinct group of people, by culture. For example, did you know that […]

The “X” in Christmas

“Merry Xmas!” Are you one of those people who frown when the abbreviation Xmas is used instead of the word Christmas as you somehow believe that using such abbreviation is taking Christ out of Christmas, literally and figuratively? Surprisingly, there is nothing wrong in using Xmas as it turns out that the word itself has […]