Google email arrives in local language

Gmail users will now have the option to run it in Myanmar language, Google announced today. The move to extend Myanmar language support to Gmail, Google’s email service, brings the firm closer to its goal of making language a non-issue on the internet, and is one of a number of initiatives it has aimed at […]

Google Translate adds Myanmar to list of languages

Google Translate has just added 10 more languages including Myanmar to allow internet users to translate text on websites into their own language. In a press release on December 11, Google Translate said they were adding 10 languages to Translate, bringing the total number of supported languages to 90. “Myanmar language has been in the […]

In Myanmar , a Debate Over Mother-Tongue Teaching

As a student in Mandalay, Thida Win would wake up early every morning, before sunrise, to cram in two hours of Chinese language and history study before classes started at her public school. She and her parents were born in Burma, but her grandfather migrated to the country from China in the 1950s, and she […]