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· June, 2012

Stories about Language from June, 2012

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Tajikistan: Blogger Translates Mobile Games into Tajik

Myanmar: Burmese Proverbs

St. Lucia: Flower Festival

Costa Rica: The Need to Treat Computer and English “Illiteracy”

Bangladesh: Is a Cartoon Teaching Kids to Speak Foreign Language and Lie?

A popular cartoon show aired on the Disney Channel India dubbed in Hindi has stirred a debate in Bangladesh. It is claimed that long exposure to the Japanese anime show...

Uzbekistan: Silk and Spice Festival Lost in Translation

Tajikistan: Language and Nation-Building

Kyrgyzstan: The Peace Bell Tolls for Everyone but Uzbeks?

Uzbekistan: Blogger Makes Skype Accessible to Uzbek Speakers

Equatorial Guinea: Dictatorship Seeks Entry in Portuguese Language Community

In July 2012 the Maputo Summit will take place in which a decision will be taken on the possible entry of Equatorial Guinea into the Community of Portuguese Language Countries...

Global Voices Podcast: Storytime in Poetry and Literature

In this edition, we’re talking about literature and publishing. You’ll hear some good old fashioned interviews with well-read members of the Global Voices team as well as readings of original...

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