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Fed to debate new language on rates

The US Federal Reserve’s forward guidance on future interest rates has come up for debate after officials declared the current wording needs to change Asia homepage

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New Scrabble dictionary picks up the language of the millennials

(Reuters) – Young players of the classic word game Scrabble, perhaps disenfranchised by its decade-old lexicon, can “chillax” now that this multi-generational favorite is being updated to speak the language of the millennials. Reuters: Entertainment News

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Italy’s ‘The Great Beauty’ wins best foreign language Oscar

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) – Visually stunning Italian drama “The Great Beauty” won the Oscar for best foreign language film on Sunday, capping its successful awards season run in the United States and Europe. Reuters: Entertainment News

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LinkedIn jumpstarts China expansion with Chinese language site

By Alexei Oreskovic SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) – Professional social networking website LinkedIn Corp launched a Chinese language version of its website on Monday, a move that could jumpstart its expansion into the world’s largest Internet market by users even as … Continue reading

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No, the NY Times won’t cater its language to the Vietnamese, thank you – TheBlaze.com (blog)

No, the NY Times won't cater its language to the Vietnamese, thank youTheBlaze.com (blog)A reader sent a letter to New York Times Public Editor Margaret Sullivan noting that the Times doesn't use certain accent marks to accommodate terms and names … Continue reading

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Sign language interpreter says he suffered schizophrenic episode at Mandela … – Telegraph.co.uk

CBC.ca Sign language interpreter says he suffered schizophrenic episode at Mandela …Telegraph.co.ukA South African man accused of “faking” his ability to act as a sign language interpreter at the Nelson Mandela memorial has claimed he is a violent schizophrenic who … Continue reading

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New York Times CEO says Chinese language site under review

By Jennifer Saba NEW YORK (Reuters) – New York Times Co Chief Executive Officer Mark Thompson said the publisher is going to keep all its money losing operations under review – including those in China – as he seeks to … Continue reading

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School preserves Vietnamese language, culture in Polish capital – Tuoitrenews

School preserves Vietnamese language, culture in Polish capitalTuoitrenewsA Vietnamese school in Poland, set to celebrate its 15th birthday next year, can be seen as a model for other schools that teach Vietnamese to students of Vietnamese origin in Europe. Students … Continue reading

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Google’s next ‘moonshot’: Tearing down language barriers

Google’s “moonshots” — that is, projects that the company pursues even if they seem far-fetched — are one of its defining features. Spiegel reports that Google’s Translate team has enormous ambitions to eventually eliminate language barriers with the development of … Continue reading

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Ireland mourns ‘keeper of language’ poet Seamus Heaney

DUBLIN (Reuters) – Seamus Heaney, one of the world’s best-known poets and winner of the 1995 Nobel Prize for literature, died on Friday after a short illness at the age of 74, his family said. Reuters: Entertainment News

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