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Say what? Language hurdles plague two Koreas after years of division

Only about 70 percent of words are mutually understood between North and South Korea after decades of division.

Koreans rush to study Vietnamese for new business opportunities amidst China’s boycott

800 Koreans signed up for Vietnamese oral tests last year, an increase of 15 percent from 2016, according to ...

Best places for expats to learn Vietnamese in Ho Chi Minh City

Your guide to the best places to learn Vietnamese in Saigon.
December 18, 2017 | 04:46 pm GMT+7

Baby bats learn language from peers: study

Bats are different from songbirds, which tend to learn songs by mimicking one of their parents.
November 01, 2017 | 08:44 am GMT+7

New Google earbuds offer real-time translation feature

The new earbuds promised real-time translations of conversations involving any of 40 languages.
October 05, 2017 | 08:27 am GMT+7

Vietnamese among the most spoken languages in Australia

Kangaroos, koala and Vietnamese...take a trip Down Under.
June 29, 2017 | 06:39 pm GMT+7

Meet the new last word in English: zyzzyva

If you need to look up any of those words, the unofficial custodian of the English language now has the answers.
June 28, 2017 | 07:51 pm GMT+7

You say tomato, I say to-may-toe: Bridging the third-language barrier in Vietnam

If you’re still struggling to be understood, perhaps the problem lies with you.
May 05, 2017 | 02:01 pm GMT+7

If you ghost do you throw shade? Dictionary adds new words

From 'ghosting' to 'binge-watch,' these are the new concepts that you need for the modern world.
February 08, 2017 | 11:05 am GMT+7

Taiwan to teach Vietnamese in elementary schools from 2018

A growing number of immigrants has prompted Taiwan to add several languages to its school curriculum.
January 12, 2017 | 02:28 pm GMT+7

Music helps babies learn speech: study

Babies who engage in musical play may have an easier time picking up language skills, suggested a study Monday.
April 26, 2016 | 08:10 am GMT+7
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