Top Australian Radio Launches Tibetan Language Program

The top Australian radio service SBS has launched the Tibetan language program on Monday according to the press release from the radio service. Along with the Tibetan language, four other languages have also been launched in their new radio app with an aim to cater to the increasing number of immigrant listeners to their service.

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US State Adopts Tibetan as Official Minority Language

The Tibetan language has been unanimously adopted as the official language by the Common Council of Madison in the the US state of Wisconsin. The Wisconsin Tibetan Association has announced the news on their official Facebook page on Wednesday after a special meeting with the council.

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A Tibetan Faces Upto 15 Years In Prison For Approaching Law to Protect His Language

Tibetan man now faces up to 15 years in prison for approaching law to protect the ethnic language, Tibetan which is being suppressed everywhere across the country with the promotion of Mandarin in Schools and offices. Tashi Wangchuk tried to approach the constitutional rights defined to protect the ethnic Tibetan language and his journey was published in a video report by New York Times in 2015.

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Tibet’s Linguistic Diversity Slowly Disappearing: Research

An anthropologist at the University of Melbourne has stated that the vibrant linguistic structure in Chinese-occupied Tibet is slowly on the brink of disappearance. An article by The Smithsonian has retraced how internet and government education in the Himalayan plateau has sparked the disintegration of the lesser-known languages in the region.

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Top Australian Radio Adds Tibetan Language Service

Top Australian radio adds Tibetan language service according to reports and the radio service plans to execute the Tibetan language programs from November 20 this year. Along with this change, the SBS radio also announced to add Telugu, Karen, Hakha Chin, Rohingya, Mongolian and Kirundi (Rundi) languages besides Tibetan language.

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World First Tibetan Language Search Engine Launched For Trial In Tibet

Cloud Tibet, the first Tibetan Language in the world has been launched for trial according to a report on China.org.cn which says that the service has been launch for trial operation on Tuesday. Also, the search engine will provide users with encyclopedia information, archive data and a Q&A service in Tibetan, Tselo said. The project was launched in April 2013.

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Tibetan Manuscripts: One Of The Most Documented Manuscript

According to a recent news report in the Times of India, the Tibetan manuscripts has outnumbered most of the historical manuscripts documented by National Mission for Manuscripts where it been recorded with most number of documented scripts after Sanskrit, Odia and Hindi. The mission which began about a decade ago have documented around 41 lakh ancient manuscripts written on palm leaves, bark, metal, cloth and even paper (at least 75 years old) as of March 2016 according to the reports.

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Govt. Directs Tibetan Language To Be Treated Equal With Chinese

In Rebgong county of Qinghai’s Malho Tibetan Autonomous Prefecture, the government has issued a notice on Jan. 11 in Chinese language that all institutions; government offices, schools and state-owned businesses to use both Tibetan and Chinese languages in equal status on their official seals, signboards, letterhead and all other forms of communication.

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