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Korean Royal Code

Gyeongbokgung Palace at night in Seoul, South Korea.The new crown prince of Korea, tech entrepreneur Andrew Lee, a Korean-American, owes his royal title to a plan to create a free coding school for Koreans, inspired by the story of how his ancestor, King Sejong the Great (1397–1450),...

Royal Academy Director Predicts a Grand Future for Spanish in the U.S.

Dario Villanueva, the director of the Royal Spanish Academy, said in an interview with Efe in San Juan that, "Spanish in the U.S. is gaining tremendous momentum thanks to the growing regard for Hispanics." Villanueva is an advocate for bilingualism in modern society, and cites Spanish as being a good example of a language that lives in harmony with...

300th Anniversary of Spanish Royal Academy

The first session at the Real Academia Española (RAE), or Spanish Royal Academy, was held in Madrid on 3 August 1713. The institution is celebrating its 300th anniversary in 2013 and 2014 with a program of special exhibitions and activities culminating in fall 2014 which offer a great opportunity to discover more about the Academy’s history, tradition, and evolution.During...