Latest News for: Asian languages


With international skies now open, its time for summer break, check top 10 destinations

International Business Times 21 May 2022
This makes their financial situation even worse ... Thailand ... Maldives ... Norway ... Malaysia, a melting pot of Asian cultures, ethnicities, and languages, is the most sought-after destination in Southeast Asia this year, trailing only Thailand. Malaysia is carving a niche among Asians this season with pocket-friendly packages made even more affordable by TNPL.

LingoAce Appoints Jeremy Lin as Global Brand Ambassador

The Joplin Globe 20 May 2022
As part of this ambassadorship, Jeremy will collaborate with LingoAce to promote language learning and cross-cultural understanding through education technology ... Through working with LingoAce, Jeremy recognizes the value of applying technology to create immersive learning experiences, and wants to help more children learn languages in this manner.

Ex-San Jose employee sentenced to 35 years in prison for extorting sex and money from ...

East Bay Times 20 May 2022
Gerry has already served 647 days of his sentence ... While overseeing the massage enforcement program, Gerry extorted more than $140,000 from massage business owners and coerced some of his victims — most of whom were Asian Americans who did not speak English as their first language — into sex in lieu of permit payments, according to court documents ... .

Despite the crypto crash, bitcoin still has a bright future

Moneyweek 19 May 2022
Money has evolved like language ... Money, then, is like a language, constantly evolving and changing ... Similarly, nobody planned the language we speak today ... Meanwhile, other languages fade away ... Similarly, there are no doubt a plethora of African, Asian and American languages that are on the way out, if they haven’t already gone.

ICYMI: May 5 was the World Day of the Portuguese Language and Marx

People's World 18 May 2022
In case you missed it (ICYMI), May 5 was the World Day of the Portuguese Language and the anniversary of Karl Marx’s birth ... Where am I going in the midst of so many shots? If I am a practitioner of the Portuguese language, good or bad, bad or good, of Marx I can say that I am a fan without any reservations.

A Distinctive Soul: Hailun Ma’s Diverse Portraits of China

Vogue 18 May 2022
“When you walk along the streets, you see people who are fair with blue eyes or those that look more South Asian, so I never grew up thinking all Chinese looked the same way I do,” she says ... distinctive traits, Ma found a visual language with international resonance.

Elephants may mourn deaths, researchers find through YouTube videos

Sandhills Express 18 May 2022
... “elephant death,” “calf elephant death” and “elephant responding to death.” They also used Google translate to be able to read regional languages, like Kannada, Malay and Thai, since Asian elephants live in a wide range of countries.

They came out of the 'cannabis closet' to help other Asian Americans to do the same

Finger Lakes Times 18 May 2022
What makes the project ambitious isn't its scope — it's mostly basic, entry-level intel — but that the vetted-by-a-medical-advisor information appears first in 14 pages of English followed by translations into 11 Asian languages ... — these words don't exist in our Asian languages.

‘Gangnam Girls’ wins best debut feature film award

Kuensel 18 May 2022
A Bhutanese film ‘Gangnam Girls’ won the Best Debut Feature Film Award at the 24th UK Asian Film Festival 2022 in London yesterday ... We are thrilled that this story of four modern Bhutanese women connected deeply with an audience that didn’t speak our language and many who didn’t even know about Bhutan,” she said.

Joshua Dominick: The Chinese puzzle 18 May 2022
After falling in love with the language in high school, he has lived in China for over two decades.&nbsp... He recalled the teacher placing newspapers above the blackboard featuring languages from around the world. Among them were Arabic, French, Spanish, and East Asian language characters from China, Japan, and Korea.

Taliban Poised to 'Loosen' Restrictions on al-Qaida

Voa News 18 May 2022
Recent assessments by U.S. military officials are raising questions about Afghanistan’s Taliban rulers and what they are willing to do to keep the al-Qaida terror group in check ... But the assessments by U.S ... and U.S ... U.S ... "Since January ISIS-K has been publishing media in Central Asian languages to reach ethnic minorities in the region," the report said.

Fetterman wins Pennsylvania Democratic Senate primary; NC polls close; live primary results

Yahoo Daily News 18 May 2022
The primary election Tuesday marked a first for the Asian American community in Pennsylvania ... It was the first time Asian language appeared on any Pennsylvania ballot ... On the Democratic ballot is only Stephen Heidt, an English as a Second Language teacher at Idaho’s state prisons ...

LATEST UPDATES: Two major races still too close to call; some precincts still not reported

WPXI 18 May 2022
The ballots are officially being counted across Pennsylvania after a big primary election day!CLICK HERE FOR THE LATEST ELECTION RESULTS. Channel 11 is your home for election results and the latest political news ... Dr ... Lt ... Hotline assistance is also available in Spanish at 888-VE-Y-VOTA; in Asian languages at 888-API-VOTE; and in Arabic at 844-YALLA-US.

Pa. Primary Election Day 2022 results: recap

Penn Live 18 May 2022
Welcome to PennLive’s coverage of the 2022 primary election. We’ll be running down highlights of today’s key races as they arrive. The most notable races this year are for U.S. Senate and governor ... There are also some notable primary battles in U.S ... Rep. Scott Perry. READ MORE. Here are the hot Pa ... It’s the first Asian language on any Pennsylvania ballot ... ⏰.

They came out of the ‘cannabis closet’ to help other Asian Americans to do the same

The Los Angeles Times 17 May 2022
What makes the project ambitious isn’t its scope — it’s mostly basic, entry-level intel — but that the vetted-by-a-medical-advisor information appears first in 14 pages of English followed by translations into 11 Asian languages ... — these words don’t exist in our Asian languages.

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