As England came to terms with the mass riots that occurred in the country, questions have been raised on how the situation became so severe in a matter of few days. After the disorder was quelled, the authorities swiftly moved … Continued
The Growth of Turkey
Turkey’s success is down to its economic focus on ‘service’ rather than agriculture.
I never thought I would become one of those people who laments on the good old days of their youth when life was so much harder, kids were tougher (in a non-hoodie violent kind of way) and cartoons were much better but unfortunately, the inevitable has happened and I found myself open-mouthed in disbelief the other day on reading an article in the Daily Mail – let’s gloss over that part, I normally just look at the pictures – explaining that the number of pupils studying a foreign language has plummeted to just four in 10.
For years badly translated Chinese signs were the source of entertainment, however the officials in Shanghai have taken steps to ensure improvement.
A recent strong reaction of US Secretary of State, Hilary Clinton, to a question asked at a conference was severely criticised by the media. However, the source of the problem lied with the interpreter who mistranslated the question badly thus evoking the strong response by US Secretary of State.
CIA Director Leon E. Panetta said Friday the agency still needs more agents fluent in foreign languages for espionage and other critical missions.