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

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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

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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

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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

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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 »

Selfie tops twerk as Oxford’s word of the year

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Selfie is the 2013 word of the year, Oxford Dictionaries announced Tuesday, edging out some stiff competition from twerk.

Posted: November 19th, 2013 in Latest Global Nation Stories,Photos & Videos | Read More »

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