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Milan promotes Italian language for integration of migrants

THE PHILIPPINE CONSULATE General concluded a two-day consular service outreach in the Veneto region of Italy  in the cities of Mestre and Padua. The mobile team, headed by Vice Consul Helen Anne Sayo, processed 247 passports, 94 notarials, 137 new overseas absentee voter  registrants and 26 other services, bringing a total of 504 services rendered for the two-day outreach. Applicants were also able to process their documents with partner agencies.

The City Council of Milan through its project “Integration Access” is promoting the internet platform www.milano. italianostranieri.org to help migrant workers in Milan better integrate into the Italian society.

Posted: November 8th, 2014 in Global Pinoy | Read More »

Tagalog 3rd most widely spoken foreign language in US homes—study

This table, published by the US Center of Immigration Studies, shows that Tagalog, or Filipino, is the third most widely spoken foreign language in homes in the US. Photo from the Center for Immigration Studies.

A study in the US has found that Tagalog is the third most widely spoken foreign language in households, following Spanish and Chinese.

Posted: October 7th, 2014 in Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »

Arabic lessons now given to OFWs to boost hiring


More household service workers (HSWs) are expected to be hired in 2014 in the Middle East with the implementation of the Arabic language training course (ALTC) by private recruitment agencies, according to a leader in the recruitment industry.

Posted: May 18th, 2014 in Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »

Baybayin artist represents diaspora in Japan workshop on ancient scripts

Kristian Kabuay, presenting a lecture on ancient scripts. CONTRIBUTED PHOTO

Filipino script artist Kristian Kabuay represented the Philippines and the diaspora in the International Workshop on Endangered Scripts of South East Asia on Feb. 28 at the Tokyo University of Foreign Studies.

Posted: March 9th, 2014 in Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »

UCLA schedules Southeast Asia programs for 2014


The University of California Center for Southeast Asian Studies announced the schedule of its Southeast Asia in California program of presentations, exhibits and performances for 2014.

Posted: December 14th, 2013 in Events | Read More »