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· January, 2009

Stories about Language from January, 2009

China: Name Change for the Minzu University of China

Russia: iPhone Apps

Czech Republic: A Fairy Tale; Travel; Language

Azerbaijan: Language Lessons

Iran: BBC launches new Persian TV channel

The launch of BBC Persian TV on January 14, attracted praise, enthusiasm, suspicion, and in one word: attention! Iranian bloggers are expressing their opinions on this new channel, and they...

Jamaica: Praying in Patois

Bangladesh: Learning English

Bosnia & Herzegovina: Nihad Hasanović

Latvia: Book Publishing VAT Up From 5% To 21%

Jamaica, U.S.A.: Pre-Inauguration Poem

Hong Kong: Election Consultation Deferred… It's Dog-Speak!

If constructive questions like the election consultation became "dog-speak" in the eye of top ruling elites (in the form of Freudian slip), what's the function of the Legislative council? Although...

Syria: Mideast Youth in Arabic

China: Bu Zheteng

Lebanon: Arabic with Hebrew accent in US TV

Azerbaijan: Off the Air

Japan: Teaching Buddhism by sign language

Rwanda: The myth of the lack of hospitality

Languages and dialects of Mali

Brazil: Reform won't unify Brazilian and European Portuguese

Pakistan: State of the Punjabi Language

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