Latest News for: Asian languages


Anna Park Doesn't See Things In Black and White

Vogue 20 Apr 2024
Wonder Women,” a 2022 group show of 40 Asian ... “I hated that people would gawk at the food I’d bring to school, my stiff black hair and Asian features, my insecurity with the language,” she says.

Stardew Valley Update 1.6.4 Patch Notes: New Mines and Fish Frenzies

Gamespot 20 Apr 2024
Many edits and fixes in translation text.Fixed a text parsing error for Asian languages which caused them to incorrectly wrap in some cases.Fixed spacing issues in Asian languages.Fixed several ...

Cebu hosts ESL fam tour; DOT 7 to tap new ESL markets

Sun Star 19 Apr 2024
CEBU welcomed over 100 international education agents from five Asian countries for a five-day ESL (English as Second Language) familiarization tour in the province.

Despite ‘model minority’ trope, 1 in 10 Asian Americans live in poverty

News India Times 18 Apr 2024
When the Office of Management and Budget recently announced it was adding new racial and ethnic categories to the Census for the first time in 27 years, large Asian American advocacy groups rejoiced.

UN Chinese Language Day celebrated in Tunisia

People Daily 18 Apr 2024
The event gathered Chinese culture enthusiasts, interested locals, and students studying the Chinese language at Carthage University, providing a chance for Tunisians to gain a deeper understanding of the Asian country.

Professor who Columbia president said was ‘spoken to’ for calling Hamas invasion ‘astounding’ says he ...

CNN 18 Apr 2024
When asked at the hearing if Massad, a tenured professor, faced any disciplinary action, Shafik responded he had been “spoken to” by the head of his department of Middle Eastern, South Asian and African Studies and his dean.

Here are the top 7 things to do in Austin this weekend

Culture Map 18 Apr 2024
The springtime festival season is in full bloom, and these happenings are proof of a social calendar teeming with possibility ... The event features more than 30 international films that showcase South Asian stories, screening in more than 17 languages.

Al-Quds Day at Harvard

The Harvard Crimson 16 Apr 2024
Espada ’96, an employee of the Department of East Asian Languages and Civilizations, wrote on X, “How about instead of saying Zionists are abetting genocide we use their own preferred terminology and ...

Nations seek ‘sovereign AI’ in global tech race

Taipei Times 15 Apr 2024
... but also using AI to protect and expand a nation’s culture, language and knowledge, Huang said ... Singapore has partnered with Nvidia to build its Sea-Lion (Southeast Asian Languages in One Network) LLM.

Congratulations, democracy

Korea Times 15 Apr 2024
By Mark Peterson. Congratulations, Korea, on another display of democracy with your recent elections ... Grant ... Mark Peterson ( is a professor emeritus of Korean, Asian and Near Eastern languages at Brigham Young University in Utah. .

The AI That Could Heal a Divided Internet

Time Magazine 15 Apr 2024
The breakthrough was made possible by recent advances in large language models (LLMs), the type of AI that underpins chatbots like ChatGPT ... The tool breaks when confronted with a slur that is commonly directed at South Asians in the U.K.

A distinctive feature of  Asian Englishes: Particles lah!

The Manila Times 13 Apr 2024
My collaborator Umberto Ansaldo and I have regularly emphasized how particles from Asian language typologies are ubiquitous and robust features of those contact varieties of Englishes ... or language.

Color system, core graphics, sports pictograms unveiled for 9th Asian Winter Games

Xinhua 13 Apr 2024
HARBIN, April 13 (Xinhua) -- With 300 days to go until the opening of the 9th Asian Winter Games in Harbin, northeast China's Heilongjiang Province, the color system, core graphics and sports pictograms for the Games were released on Saturday.

China not to blame for prices

China Daily 11 Apr 2024
... excluded from the US currently," said Wang Xin, associate professor of China Studies and director of Asian Studies in the department of languages and cultures at Baylor University in the US.