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· April, 2010

Stories about Language from April, 2010

Sri Lanka: Google Transliteration In Sinhalese Language.

Algeria: Mauritania's Language Struggle

Kyrgyzstan: Keeping the Calm

The role played by online independent media organizations such as Kloop.kg is crucial to separating fact from disinformation in Kyrgyzstan.

China: 10 ways to become famous on discussion forums

Bangladesh: Let Language Be Free

The Bangla blogosphere and Bangladeshi Facebook users are angry with protests as 'Avro', a freeware and one of the popular and widely used Bangla input systems, was accused as a...

India: Education In Mother-Tongue Is The Key

Bangladesh: Best Weblog Bengali At The BOBs

Guyana: Write Good

Central Asia: Writing “About Each Other, For Each Other”

China: Chinese version of ChinaGeek

Ecuador: Dispelling Misconceptions About the Saraguro Indigenous Community

The Saraguro indigenous community in Ecuador is facing challenges - young people lose many typical customs, as well as the ability to speak Kichwa. However, one blogger Angel Gualán is...

Citizen Media at International Journalism Festival in Perugia, Italy

The 4th edition of the International Journalism Festival will take place in Perugia, Italy on 21-25 April 2010 with several panel discussions focused on citizen journalism and new media from...

India: An English-obsessed Nation?

Lebanon: ArabNet discussed the future of Arabic web in English

Arabnet 2010 is a tech conference that was held in Beirut recently. While many of the participants considered it a success, there was a major criticism that kept people talking...

Tunisia: Tunisian Bloggers Speak in English

Tunisian bloggers used to avoid expressing themselves in English (the third language in the country), writing in Arabic (sometimes in Tunisian dialect) or French instead. Lina Ben Mhenni takes a...

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