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Iran bans English from being taught in primary schools
  • Sat, 13 Jan 2018 00:56

The Supreme Leader, Ayatollah Ali Khamenei, voiced concern about the spread of Western influences. BBC News - Family & Education

Iran bans English in primary schools after calls to end Western ‘cultural invasion’
  • Mon, 08 Jan 2018 19:22

Iran has banned teaching English in primary schools, a top education official says. The move comes amid repeated calls from Tehran to put an end to th...

Iran to ban teaching of English in primary schools
  • Mon, 08 Jan 2018 02:29

School pupils in Iran. Some teachers expressed doubt that a ban on teaching English could be implemented © Reuters Najmeh Bozorgmehr in Tehran Janu...

Government plans 'English hubs' to boost child literacy
  • Sat, 06 Jan 2018 14:56

The government announces 35 new centres across the country as part of it social mobility plan. BBC News - Family & Education

NetEase release English Localization of hit turn based RPG game, Onmyoji
  • Sat, 06 Jan 2018 00:44

Onmyoji, a turn based RPG game using card collecting and card battling elements, finally gets an English localization for Western release. The game, d...

Zambry tells civil servants not to 'act smart'; faults Google Translate for bad English
  • Wed, 03 Jan 2018 17:25

IPOH: Menteri Besar Datuk Seri Dr Zambry Abd Kadir has warned civil servants not to ‘act smart’ following the notice blunder which appeared at the...

Video: Vancouver Polar Bear Swim draws thousands to English Bay
  • Tue, 02 Jan 2018 12:27

Another New Year's Day has been marked by the annual frigid dip into the waters off the West End. The Georgia Straight

Cool temperature forecast for New Year's Day Polar Bear Swim at English Bay
  • Sun, 31 Dec 2017 06:29

January 1 marks the 98th annual event in the waters near the corner of Denman and Beach Avenue. The Georgia Straight

Novel by Cambodia scholar now in English after 92 years
  • Mon, 25 Dec 2017 23:12

The cover of The Road of the Strong by George Groslier, a French writer who devoted his life to studying and documenting Cambodia. The first novel by ...

RFI English Service journalist recognised by UNCA for work in Chad
  • Wed, 20 Dec 2017 14:40

Laura Angela Bagnetto, a journalist with RFI’s English service, has received the Bronze medal from the United Nations Correspondents Association (UN...

Does Malaysia even need to speak English anymore?
  • Mon, 18 Dec 2017 09:11

THE official language in Malaysia is the local variety of Malay, formally known as Bahasa Malaysia (BM). However, because of the multicultural society...

Which Asian country speaks the best English?
  • Sat, 16 Dec 2017 19:11

THE SEVENTH global English Proficiency Index for 2017 released by English First (EF), an international English Second Language (ESL) education company...

KDDI to buy English school operator Aeon Corp. in January
  • Fri, 24 Nov 2017 18:46

Mobile carrier KDDI Corp. will wholly acquire Aeon Corp., the nation’s second-largest English conversation school operator, in January in a step to ...

Junior Cert students submit petition to Oireachtas to add 30 minutes to English exam
  • Wed, 22 Nov 2017 22:12

Three Junior Certificate students have appeared before an Oireachtas committee, after submitting a petition on adding 30 extra minutes to the English ...

UK: Ye Olde English grub
  • Wed, 22 Nov 2017 20:58

Blackmore Farm's host serves piping hot pies with lashings of history, writes Anna Leask. What do Buckingham Palace, Westminster Abbey, St Paul's Cat...

English Russia Bitcoin Crowdsourcing and KGB Give Away
  • Tue, 21 Nov 2017 02:10

As time approaches to the holidays season, we at English Russia sort of making a little crowdsourcing for the next year expenses – servers, edit...

Sky Bet extends English Football League sponsorship deal
  • Fri, 17 Nov 2017 14:00

The online gambling operation has extended its multi-million pound deal with the English Football League. BBC News - Business

Do they speak English in the Philippines? The key question that could scupper plans to import workers into China
  • Thu, 16 Nov 2017 20:08

Talks between China and the Philippines over whether more Filipinos will be allowed to seek employment in the mainland have been hindered by a row abo...

15 New and Hot English Baby Names That Are Trending Right Now
  • Wed, 15 Nov 2017 10:37

Post by Genny Glassman. What is it about British baby names that drive Americans crazy? Perhaps we love their accents or a ce...

Standards to iron out 'weekend effect' in English hospitals don't make any difference
  • Thu, 09 Nov 2017 22:40

The introduction of four priority standards for emergency care in hospitals in England has not made any difference to curbing excess deaths on Saturda...

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