News Articles Mentioning Tagalog

  • Nkk2wa! Meet the social media tool that’s fluent in Filipino and text-speak
    Most social media tools, after all, can only decipher and analyze English. This leaves the greater majority of Filipino netizens who prefer to speak in the Tagalog vernacular crouched in the dark, away from company eyes. Manila startup Senti wants to help ...
  • Filipino-Lankan child Elina begins new life with father in Colombo
    “The fact that she speaks Sinhalese is helping,” he said of Elina who despite having never gone to school speaks a slew of languages including some Arabic, Tagalog, Tamil and Bengali. She accompanied her father to the island country on June 29 after he ...
  • Kids Summer Reading Book
    It is the first multilingual children's book that is translated from English to Spanish, Chinese, French and Tagalog. It is a useful aid to expose children to different languages and to open the discussion about diversity. Salva writes: "To my readers age ...
  • Opera based on Rizal’s novel to be shown at the Kennedy Center
    Kennedy Center here. “Noli Me Tangere: The Opera,” the first Filipino opera, will be sung in Tagalog with English supertitles and full orchestration. Music and libretto were composed by Philippine National Artists, Felipe de Leon and Guillermo ...
  • Prominent Filipino Muslim preachers to discuss Islam at Dubai World Trade Centre
    On Saturday, Mr Penalber and Mr Caparino will hold a joint lecture in Tagalog on “Islam: Past, Present and Future” at the Dubai World Trade Centre. Other lectures will be conducted in Arabic, English, Urdu, Malayalam and Bengali. Both scholars ...
  • Must Filipino be taken out of tertiary curriculum?
    Working with representatives of the major native languages, the institute recommended Tagalog as the national language, (Teodoro Agoncillo, History of the Filipino People, 1990 edition). Not everyone though was happy with Tagalog. Over the years ...