Latest News for: Asian languages


Shogun owner out of coma after two weeks, faces long recovery

Times Union 14 Jun 2024
Police charged Healey, 42, with first-degree robbery as a hate crime for the alleged use of racist and homophobic language, according to police records.

Supreme Court blocks ‘Trump too small' trademark gambit

NBC Bay Area 13 Jun 2024
The court ruled unanimously in favor of the U.S ... Marco Rubio, R-Fla ... U.S. & World ... In 2017, the court struck down a prohibition on trademarks that feature disparaging language, handing a win to an Asian American rock band called The Slants.

The Palgojodo Association

Korea Times 09 Jun 2024
By Mark Peterson ... Well, it’s on the border of each page, usually, but not in the text itself ... Mark Peterson ( is a professor emeritus of Korean, Asian and Near Eastern languages at Brigham Young University in Utah. .

Elizabeth Warren talks immigration reform at Kam Man Food in Quincy

The Patriot Ledger 08 Jun 2024
Elizabeth Warren visited Asian supermarket Kam Man Food on Friday morning to tour a workforce development program spearheaded by local social service provide Quincy Asian Resources Inc ... Through the program, Quincy Asian Resources Inc.

Italian Ambassador Marco Clemente and his family's enriching experience in the Philippines

The Manila Times 08 Jun 2024
In other Southeast Asian countries, there is a language barrier ... "So when you perform an opera in Manila, you don't only promote Italian music, but you promote the Italian language," he explained.

Newstalk ZB wins station of the year, More FM host named broadcaster of the year

NewstalkZB 07 Jun 2024
NZME - which owns Newstalk ZB and a suite of entertainment stations including ZM and The Hits - won seven of the 10 premier awards ... Photo / Sylvie Whinray ... ZM’s Girl Math ... Best Asian podcast ... Best Asian language programme ... Best Pacific language programme.

Moulding the Australian Mind: The Jewish Role in the Australian Media Landscape, by Jason Cannon

The Unz Review 07 Jun 2024
Changes also came to the SBS Radio division, which broadened out from its European base to introduce languages from Africa and the Asian subcontinent, and in 2012 the network launched the National Indigenous Television channel (NITV).

Kenya holds Chinese language proficiency contest for high school students

People Daily 06 Jun 2024
Wanjohi said that proficiency in the Chinese language will help Kenyan youth work in a globalized environment while placing them at the center of efforts to strengthen economic and cultural ties with the Asian nation.

Chinese language gaining popularity in Ghanaian elementary schools 06 Jun 2024
When the management of the Happy Heart Montessori School decided seven years ago to introduce an Asian language in the school in addition to French and English, Chinese was the popular choice due to the growing influence of China in the world.

Systematic problems, political solutions

The Manila Times 06 Jun 2024
Other countries have regional pride and differences and, in some cases, multiple languages and dialects, but they do seem to have a stronger national culture. In most Asian countries, being of mixed blood (like me) is looked down on.

Shogun owner remains in coma, fundraising campaign launched

Times Union 06 Jun 2024
Police charged Healey, 42, with first-degree robbery as a hate crime for the alleged use of racist and homophobic language, according to police records.

Lee Jung-jae becomes first Asian Jedi master in Star Wars’ ‘The Acolyte’

Korea Times 05 Jun 2024
The latest installment in the Star Wars franchise, “The Acolyte,” holds special significance, particularly for Lee Jung-jae, as his first English-language role and as the first Asian actor to play a Jedi master character in a much-loved series.

Regional security environment may deteriorate despite U.S.-China defense meeting in Singapore, analysts say

Voa News 05 Jun 2024
His speech "was too weak to deter China, who was notably more bellicose toward the Philippines in its language during the Shangri-La Dialogue, and too strong for the comfort of some Southeast Asian states in attendance, who prefer that both the U.S.

Asian Americans working to translate growing numbers in Chicago into political power

Chicago Tribune 03 Jun 2024
Statewide, recent achievements include a 2021 law that made Illinois the first to require public schools teach Asian American history, as well as the Language Equity and Access Act approved by ...

Lake Forest to debut its first multicultural celebration

Orange County Register 03 Jun 2024
According to a 2021 census survey, 14.1% of Lake Forest residents predominantly speak Spanish in the home, and 12.7% predominantly speak one of the languages included in the Asian Pacific Islander category.