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Tuesday, July 17, 2018
Facebook launches Inuktut translation option to ease access for Inuit users »
Facebook is making it easier for speakers of Inuit languages to connect with one another...
Monday, July 2, 2018
Ending the Swiss government’s 40 cent minimum translation rate »
Imagine if you were to bid for a CHF 6.5m (USD 6.57m) piece of public sector translation...
Tuesday, May 29, 2018
Britons say 'Thank You' more than anyone else in the world »
When it comes to manners, Britain is as famed as it is mocked for its unrelenting penchant for...
Friday, April 20, 2018
25 Cultural and Natural Wonders in Danger »
  Each year the United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization recognizes...
Wednesday, July 19, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Spain Wants Jamaica to Make Spanish a Second Language »
By Jamaica Observer Spain's Secretary for International Cooperation, Fernando Garcia Casas, thinks bilateral cooperat...
Wednesday, April 19, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Australia to Raise English Language Standard for Citizenship »
By Seattle pi Australia plans to tighten its citizenship rules to require higher English language skills, longer resi...
Monday, March 20, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Voice Recognition Technology To Detect Origin Of Refugees In Germany »
Germany's Office for Migration and Refugees confirmed a report on the pilot project Friday by the Die Welt newspaper....
Tuesday, February 28, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Multilingual education is 'absolutely essential,' UNESCO chief says on Mother Language Day »
By UN News Centre Learning languages is a promise of peace, innovation and creativity, and will contribute to the a...
Tuesday, December 13, 2016
London Firm Wants Emoji Translator Specialist »
Last year, a UK linguist said emoji was the country's fastest-growing language. Emojis have been available on Japanese pho...
Monday, September 26, 2016
National Museum of Languages to boost British multilingualism »
The new pop-up museum will have a physical presence in regional centres as well as a major batch of online learning resour...
Monday, September 19, 2016
Bangkok bombing trial in limbo without interpreter »
BANGKOK — One of Thailand’s biggest criminal trials remains on hold after a military court turned down an organization’s o...
Monday, September 19, 2016
EU Refugee Office Announces EUR 63.5m Interpretation, Cultural Mediation Contract »
In its September 10, 2016, call for tender, the European Asylum Support Office (EASO) said it would need so-called “cultur...
Thursday, August 25, 2016
How censored is China's first Tibetan-language search engine? It omits the Dalai Lama's website »
China launched its first Tibetan-language search engine this week, called Yongzin. It aims to be a “unified portal for all...
Monday, August 8, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
India to the rescue: Wikipedia turns to multi-lingual techies for help »
India might seem like the Tower of Babel with its many diverse tongues but modern-day skills of young techies here are hel...
Saturday, August 6, 2016
Japan app translates rail announcements for tourists »
A new mobile app could make life easier for foreign tourists in Japan by turning loudspeaker announcements into text in th...
Wednesday, July 20, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
South Korea tackles baffling menu translations »
South Korea has set up a government task force aimed at ridding menus of confusing or embarrassing translations of Korean...
Wednesday, July 13, 2016
Foreign Ministry Denies Media Reports of Untranslated Documents in Siemens Trial - See more at: http »
Media reports claiming that the trial of suspects in the OTE-Siemens scandal was postponed on Tuesday for an indefinite pe...

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