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Asian Americans Aren’t a Monolith, but COVID-19 Data Treats Them All the Same

WhoWhatWhy 15 Sep 2021
For Chowdhury, a lack of state and federal resources in South Asian languages is a hurdle his organization can’t overcome alone ... These frustrations, however, often fall on deaf ears; the only South Asian language assistance included on the CDC website is in Farsi.
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Cultural commonalities help boost Tajikistan-Iran ties

Irna 15 Sep 2021
Foreign policy experts believe that among the Central Asian countries, Tajikistan enjoys more commonalities with Iran in terms of language, religion, culture, and history ... Referring to the Persian language as a significant factor for mutual understanding among Tajikistan, ...
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'Shang-Chi' doesn't resist racist tropes. It just repackages them.

Newsday 15 Sep 2021
"For Asian Americans, 'Shang-Chi' is our 'Black Panther' or 'Wonder Woman,'" declared Joey Morona, writing for Cleveland.com ... "Our story is the way it is because it was told through an Asian lens, and that's why it is such a celebration of Asianness, of our culture, of our language, and so much.".
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Bengaluru: What ails urban governanceTask forces, citizens’ interventions, piecemeal reforms have all failed to ensure ...

Deccan Herald 15 Sep 2021
Visit any marketplace or café or higher education institution and you can find tongues wagging in a variety of languages, Indian and foreign, with people from all parts of India and several Afro-Asian countries ... A majority of the city’s population – 55% -- speak languages other than Kannada.
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What does the end of the Merkel era mean for Southeast Asia?

Indian Express 15 Sep 2021
... to take an active role in the region’s security intBut a number of academics argue that Germany’s nuanced brand of foreign policy and diplomatic language remains appealing to the Southeast Asian governments that now find themselves pincered in the US-China rivalry.
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University in New York draws flak for ‘inconsistent’ approach to free speech after defending professor’s ...

Russia Today 14 Sep 2021
Last Friday, Jenn M ... “We have to be more honest about what 9/11 was and what it wasn’t ... As an S.U. poli-sci grad, I just wanted to say, Ms ... Fully agree ... Last year, the university placed chemistry professor Jon Zubieta on administrative leave for using “derogatory language” against Chinese and Asian-American students.
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Ambo’s Indian food balances authenticity and accessibility

Washington Square News 13 Sep 2021
For instance, the South Asian name of each dish is written on the glass with an English explanation underneath, which struck me as both genuine and inviting. A pillar at the end of the counter is painted with the English word “welcome” and translations underneath in what I believe are Hindi, Urdu and many other South Asian languages.
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Nxtwave: This Ed-Tech Startup Is Breaking Language Barriers in Tech Careers

Live Mint 13 Sep 2021
By offering vernacular content and interactive learning, NxtWave is breaking the language and entry barrier for learning tech skills ... Apart from Indian languages, the startup wants to add support for Southeast Asian languages like Indonesian, Vietnamese, Filipino and more.
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There Should Not Be A Remake Of Train To Busan

Game Rant 12 Sep 2021
One of the earliest examples of American takes on Asian film is the 1960's The Magnificent Seven ... Many American remakes of foreign work, especially of Asian film, boast no real purpose other than presentation in viewers' native language.
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The Chinese comeback

Korea Times 12 Sep 2021
By Mark Peterson. The news recently that a Chinese-made movie has been blocked from being shown in Korean theaters tells us a lot about what is going on in Asia currently ... None ... It was a real miracle ... Mark Peterson (markpeterson@byu.edu) is professor emeritus of Korean, Asian and Near Eastern languages at Brigham Young University in Utah. .
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Comic artist Wu wins the Prix Raymond Leblanc

Taipei Times 11 Sep 2021
Staff writer, with CNA. Comic book artist Wu Shih-hung (吳識鴻) on Friday became the first non-European to win the Prix Raymond Leblanc at an event in Brussels ... He profiled the people and villages in the area ... “His style, in line with the great European and Asian masters, makes the best of the two graphic languages.” ... .
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What America did to itself after 9/11

Indian Express 11 Sep 2021
I had fled the University of Chicago’s toxic environment and was trying to recover from the myriad traumas I had experienced there while also trying to finish my PhD in South Asian languages and civilisations remotely ... Overnight, all of my language work and time in Pakistan would ...
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New artist Ron Busby at Two Rivers Art Gallery

Herald and News 10 Sep 2021
Ron earned bachelor’s degrees in both Asian studies and languages of India. Ron also knows the Klamath language, teaching it for four years through the tribes ... ....
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Nxtwave Is Breaking Language Barriers in Tech Career through Vernacular Training

Hindustan Times 10 Sep 2021
By offering vernacular content and interactive learning, NxtWave is breaking the language and entry barrier for learning tech skills ... Apart from Indian languages, the startup wants to add support for Southeast Asian languages like Indonesian, Vietnamese, Filipino and more.
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