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Taiwan Opens Chinese Centers Across US

Taiwan’s Minister of the Overseas Community Affairs Council (OCAC), Tung Chen-yuan (童振源), opened the new Taiwan Center for Mandarin Learning in Irvine, California, to provide Chinese language courses for American adults. The center aims to provide a language learning environment that values “freedom and democracy while respecting cultural diversity,” Tung said at the inaugural ceremony…

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Trump Signs Measure To Extend Grant Programs to Preserve Indigenous Languages

U.S. President Donald Trump signed a measure that extends federal grant programs aimed at preserving Indigenous languages and expands eligibility so more tribes can participate. The measure cleared the House with bipartisan support, while Senate approved the measure in June this year. The legislation, named the Esther Martinez Native American Languages Programs Reauthorization Act, was…