Tag: Asia

How To Boost Your Resume By Relocating To Asia

60% of employers consider international experience when hiring and promoting employees, according to the International Institute of Education. Spending an extended time abroad forces you to immerse yourself in culture and it’s no easy feat. Moving overseas requires flexibility, the ability to take calculated risks, and networking skills - all valuable skills...

Turkish at Crossroads between Europe and Asia

Last week, Turkey’s National Education Council voted to make the teaching of Ottoman Turkish compulsory in high schools. In 1928, Ataturk, the founder of modern Turkey, modernized the Ottoman language, replacing its Arabic alphabet, in use for than a thousand years, with Latin script. He also purged the language of many of its Arabic, Persian, and Greek words to...

Asia Key to Spanish Growth

At the launch of the Instituto Cervantes’ annual report on the Spanish language, El español en el mundo 2012, Spain’s Exterior Minister (Secretary of State) José Manuel García-Margallo, and the Institute’s director, Víctor García de la Concha, stressed the importance of Asia (in particular, mainland China, Hong Kong, Japan, and India) to the growth of Spanish.Garcia-Margallo also called the...