Featured stories about Language
- Cultural extravaganza in Latin America! Comic books and beyond 1 February 2013
- Decades-old Banned Song Inspires Many in Japan 23 January 2013
- 2012: Year of Milestones for Global Voices Lingua Project 11 January 2013
- From Indigenous Protests to Online Preaching, Portuguese Language Countries in 2012 31 December 2012
Latest stories about Language
10 December 2013
Our new study explores the people and culture of the blogospheres of Chechnya, Ingushetia, Dagestan, Kabardino-Balkaria, and Ossetia.
9 December 2013
What is Facebook looking for in a market of just 6.9 million inhabitants? Gabriela Galilea talks with Laura Gonzalez Eestéfani, Facebook's Director of Latin American Growth.
7 December 2013
"How many Chinese have been hurt by the English education? It should have been abolished long ago."
6 December 2013
"Imadesho", meaning "how 'bout now?!", and "baigaeshi", meaning revenge, are at the top of the list of popular buzzwords in Japan this year.
27 October 2013
Dey recorded more than 4,000 songs between 1942 and 2013, and was famous for his playback work recording songs for hundreds of movies for actors to lip sync to.
24 October 2013
Carles Mateu, who refused to speak in Spanish to officers during a routine traffic stop in Valencia, was sentenced to six months in prison and had his driver's license revoked.
30 September 2013
To attract more foreigners to work in Shenzhen, the city has launched a campaign to wipe out poorly translated public signs.
27 September 2013
"An e-Book is a Book" - Sticklers for traditional modes of publishing will lament this as retrogression, but they will be wrong, says Nigerian writer Kola Tubosun.
15 September 2013
A part of the ethnically Croat population of Vukovar has staged violent protests this week in Vukovar due to the posting of signs in Serbian Cyrillic on state buildings.
4 September 2013
Global Voices talks with Varun Baker, the creator of the website Patwa.org, the first online audio dictionary for Jamaican's national language.