How about a “Buwan ng mga Wika”?

Once again we will celebrate the “Buwan ng Wikang Pambansa” which commemorates the decision of the now-Komisyon sa Wikang Filipino to adopt Tagalog as basis for our national language, which will again reignite debates on whether we should keep it as it is or not. The author of this blog is firm in its positionContinue reading “How about a “Buwan ng mga Wika”?”

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Embracing language diversity in the Philippines

(Note: The post should have been published during the Buwan ng Wikang Pambansa last August 2016 as part of a two or three-part series. Apologies for the delay.) The Philippines at present uses Filipino and English as official languages. However since then, it has become the topic of various debates, on whether Filipino is justContinue reading “Embracing language diversity in the Philippines”