News tagged with asian languages

Asian neighborhoods: Separate but equal

Asians – recently found to be the fastest growing minority group in the U.S. – have been described as the least segregated minority group in the U.S. In fact, Chinese and Indians are segregated almost as highly as Hispanics, ...

Jun 26, 2013
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Record turnout of Asian-American voters

(Phys.org)—Asian American voters showed an enthusiastic and rapidly growing electorate that turned out for candidates and issues that impact Asian American and Pacific Islander families and communities, according to preliminary ...

Dec 13, 2012
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Apple's tongue-tied Siri faces 'Singlish' rival

Singapore's SingTel has developed an application to rival the voice-activated Siri on the iPhone 4S that is sure to go down well in the island state -- because it can understand "Singlish".

Oct 28, 2011
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Will Asian-language smokers use a tobacco quitline?

Telephone counseling programs for smoking cessation, popularly known as "quitlines," are an increasingly common way for smokers to quit. Every state in the U.S. now has one. However, most of them provide counseling services ...

Mar 19, 2010
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