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P100,000 gantimpala naghihintay sa pinakamahusay na tesis at disertasyon sa wikang Filipino

Oct 07, 2019 - 9:55 PM

PRESS RELEASE: Tatanggap ang Komisyon sa Wikang Filipino ng mga lahok sa Gawad Julian Cruz Balmaseda hanggang Oktubre 11, 2019

[OPINYON] Nagkaisa, pinagkaisahan, naisahan

Sep 19, 2019 - 7:00 PM

Hindi na tayo iniisahan ng mga corrupt na pulitiko. Dahil paulit-ulit na, kawatan na sila. Pero wala tayong kadala-dala. Sanay na tayong maisahan, kaya ang tawag na sa atin ay pinagsasamantalahan.

[OPINION] Our languages are in trouble, so what?

Sep 03, 2019 - 9:00 AM

The education system has reinforced the narrow definition of success in terms of proficiency in two dominant languages: English and Filipino

Lumad dictionary launched to help save indigenous language

Aug 31, 2019 - 10:52 AM

The Manobo dictionary app not just aims to educate the Lumad but to empower them as well

MANOBO DICTIONARY. The Save Our Schools (SOS) Network launched a mobile dictionary app in an effort to save the Manobo language. Photo by Chad Booc

[OPINION] How our native languages benefit society

Aug 28, 2019 - 10:00 AM

It is harder for governments to manipulate diverse populations due to a multiplicity of internal languages, cultures, and opinions

[EDITORIAL] #AnimatED: Bigyan natin ng pagkakataong yumabong ang Filipino

Aug 19, 2019 - 9:44 AM

Hindi isinasantabi ng Filipino ang wika nating kinalakhan at ang kulturang nagpausbong nito. Tulay itong naglalayong pag-ugnayin tayo sa kabila ng ating pagkakaiba-iba.

[OPINION] The benefits of knowing many languages

Aug 17, 2019 - 3:00 PM

But long-term policies threaten our multilingualism. Most high schools don’t offer any other language subjects, whether native or foreign, besides English and Filipino.

[OPINION] It's time to change how Filipinos see the national language

Aug 12, 2019 - 2:00 PM

We should have a neutral foreign language like English and Spanish as inter-ethnic lingua francas in our country

[OPINYON] Industriya sa Buwan ng Wika

Aug 11, 2019 - 4:00 PM

Nakatutuwang isiping nagkakaroon ng pagtangkilik sa barong tagalog kasabay ng pagtangkilik sa wikang pambansa. Sana lang, hindi ito pang-isang buwan. Sana buong taon.

[OPINION] Why don't we celebrate Buwan ng mga Wika instead?

Aug 10, 2019 - 11:00 AM

Almost 50 Philippine languages are endangered because the number of speakers are declining. Part of the problem is government policies that have favored English and Tagalog for many decades.

Buwan ng Wika 2019 itatampok ang mga katutubong lengguwahe

Jul 29, 2019 - 9:41 PM

'Nais nating pagpugayan at patunayan na mahalagang bahagi ng ating pagkabansa ang 130 katutubong wika sa Filipinas,' ayon kay Virgilio Almario, tagapangulo ng Komisyon sa Wikang Filipino

KADAYAWAN VILLAGE. Ata tribe members warmly welcome Kadayawan Village visitors and have regular performances of their dances. File photo by Manman Dejeto/Rappler

[OPINION] Part 2: Why language subjects in college are better optional

Jun 09, 2019 - 6:02 PM

Let us be reminded that Filipino is not the only language of Filipinos. We are a multilingual people. This is what makes Filipinos special, for which we should be proud.

[OPINION] Part 1: Why language subjects in college are better optional

Jun 09, 2019 - 8:48 AM

The Supreme Court's decision is a victory for flexibility and diversity. Finally, we can move beyond the cumbersome, overly prescriptive policies of the past.

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The Buwan ng Wika debate: Do we celebrate local languages or dialects?

Aug 22, 2018 - 1:30 PM

'Acknowledging local identity is important so we can all introduce ourselves properly to each other in this big barangay called Pilipinas'

[OPINYON] Sa mga guro ng wika, sa panahon ng fake ‘news’

Jul 26, 2018 - 9:00 AM

'Malansang isda' – hanggang ngayon, kino-quote ng mga guro ito para himukin ang mga bagets na magmahal sa wika tulad ng pagmamahal dito ni Rizal. Ang problema, hindi naman si Rizal ang may sabi nito.

PANOORIN: Pag-awit ni Joey Ayala ng 'Tutubing Bakal'

Aug 26, 2017 - 10:00 AM

Inawit ni Joey Ayala ang Tutubing Bakal para sa pagdiriwang ng Buwan ng Wika

'Sayang' moments

Mar 08, 2017 - 10:00 AM

Today the Duterte administration poses the risk of being another ‘sayang’ moment

WATCH: How Filipinos say 'I love you'

Feb 15, 2017 - 9:21 PM

How do Filipinos express their love for one another? Let s count the ways

‘Tokhang’: Maililista na kaya sa Oxford Dictionary?

Sep 28, 2016 - 9:00 AM

Sino ng nagsabing ang wikang Filipino ay Tagalog? Umabot na rin tayo sa antas internasyunal Marami nang salitang Filipino at slang ang tinanggap ng Oxford English Dictionary

Saan dapat patungo ang proyekto ng wikang pambansa?

Aug 06, 2016 - 5:30 PM

Lahat ng mga wika sa Pilipinas ay magkakapamilya Ito ang paliwanag kung bakit maraming magkakatulad na salita na iba’t ibang wika natin

Gawad Julian Cruz Balmaseda tumatanggap na ng mga lahok

Sep 02, 2015 - 4:10 PM

PRESS RELEASE: Ang gawad ay para sa pinakamahusay na tesis at disertasyon na isinulat gamit ang wikang Filipino para sa agham pangkalikasan agham panlipunan ng matematika at iba pang kaugnay na larangan

Larawan mula sa KWF website

Hinihintay kong mabura na ang Buwan ng Wika

Aug 18, 2015 - 4:46 PM

Kung naririnig natin at ginagamit ang Filipino hindi lamang para sa malulubhang damdamin kundi para rin sa mga karaniwang gawain – magiging yugto na lamang sa kasaysayan ang Buwan ng Wika

Manuel L. Quezon and the 20-peso question

Aug 15, 2015 - 1:00 PM

What does a P20 bill got to do with the Filipino language?

Bugtong? Bugtong!

Aug 14, 2015 - 3:00 PM

Test your wits and answer Rappler s bugtong for the day

Laws for disabled translated to Filipino

May 26, 2015 - 3:27 PM

Translating disability laws in Filipino would help the public especially the PWD sector to better appreciate and understand their rights and privileges says National Council on Disability Affairs director Mateo Lee Jr

Deputy Executive Director Mateo A. Lee, Jr. (2nd from left) of the National Council on Disability Affairs receives a copy of translated Filipino disability laws from Dr. Banjamin M. Mendillo, Jr. of the Commission on the Filipino Language during the turnover ceremony held at the NCDA Office. Photo from NCDA

Advocates want SC to stop 'anti-Filipino' new GE curriculum

Apr 15, 2015 - 5:52 PM

Petitioners say a CHED memorandum that will exclude national language courses from the general education curriculum in colleges violates the Constitution

Oplan 'Lambat-Sibat,' Gigya attack, cheating website | The wRap

Nov 28, 2014 - 8:47 PM

The Philippine National Police reports a ‘downward trend’ in crime in the capital A hacker collective attacks a media integration platform affecting 80 news sites around the world The Philippines is the newest market for a cheating website

Draft Bangsamoro Basic Law translated to Filipino

Nov 28, 2014 - 3:27 PM

The translation of the bill to the national language will help allay fears or concerns of Filipinos about the proposed Bangsamoro region in Mindanao says the Komisyon sa Wikang Filipino

TRANSLATED. The Bangsamoro Basic Law in English and Filipino. Michael Bueza/Rappler

Wikang pambansa for every all

Nov 17, 2014 - 9:00 AM

Gaano man kahusay ang manunulat – sa Ingles man o Filipino – walang epekto ang kanyang akda kung hindi edukado ang nagbabasa

Language and the American-Filipina

Nov 08, 2014 - 5:17 PM

Youthful insecurity towards learning to speak Filipino is ironically reinforced by the way the language is being taught

Reporting in Filipino: Words that journalists often get wrong

Oct 07, 2014 - 4:41 PM

Is it impluwensya or impluwensiya ? What s the difference between kaganapan and pangyayari ? When do we not use sa pagitan ng ? The media sometimes doesn t help clarify

Developing a nat'l language: Can PH learn from Japan?

Oct 04, 2014 - 1:44 PM

A Japanese professor explains – in Filipino – that the language widely spoken in Japan now was imposed by gov t over a century ago

Osaka University professor Dr. Masanao Oue. Michael Bueza/Rappler

Manwal ng tamang Filipino inirekomendang gamitin ng media

Sep 30, 2014 - 4:56 PM

May stylebook at mga workshop ang Komisyon ng Wikang Filipino para makatulong sa print broadcast at online media

TAMANG PAGGAMIT. Nagpakita si Virgilio Almario, tagapangulo ng KWF, ng mga tamang halimbawa ng paggamit ng wikang Filipino sa mga pahayagan noong Martes, Setyembre 30. Michael Bueza/Rappler

LIVE BLOG: Salita ng Taon

Sep 26, 2014 - 12:32 PM

Alin sa 13 salita ang hihiranging Salita ng Taon sa Sawikaan 2014?

Wika, multo at mga bayani

Aug 24, 2014 - 12:04 AM

Di man ganoong katatas heto ang munting alay sa pagpalaganap ng sariling wika

Evolution of the Filipino alphabet

Aug 22, 2014 - 5:29 PM

Before using the current alphabet that has 28 letters the Philippines had 4 sets of letters since the pre colonial times

Panayam: Paano mapauunlad ng Filipino ang kanyang wika?

Aug 20, 2014 - 6:27 PM

Gamitin nang gamitin Sa pamamagitan ng paggamit sa wikang Filipino mas naisasaloob nila ang diwa na naroon sa mga salita ayon kay Virgilio Almario tagapangulo ng Komisyon sa Wikang Filipino

Policies on the use of the Filipino language

Aug 16, 2014 - 2:44 PM

Take a look at some of the main Filipino language policies currently in place that aid government institutions to uphold and propagate the national language

Hindi lang pang-Agosto: Kilalanin ang Komisyon sa Wikang Filipino

Aug 15, 2014 - 1:44 PM

Abala ang Komisyon sa Wikang Pilipino hindi lamang tuwing Buwan ng Wika Narito ang 5 bagay na dapat nating malaman tungkol sa ahensiya

12 reasons to save the national language

Aug 10, 2014 - 6:00 PM

The Philippines extols is national language for a month but dismisses it for the rest of the year as unworthy of recognition as the official language of communication and primary medium of instruction

What the PH constitutions say about the national language

Aug 07, 2014 - 11:32 AM

Trace the evolution of the ‘national language’ based on past Philippine constitutions leading to the 1987 Charter

‘Buwan ng Wika not just lip service, not Manila-centered’ — KWF

Jul 30, 2014 - 1:01 PM

Celebrate this year s Buwan ng Wika with these activities nationwide

No Filipino subjects in college? 'Tanggol Wika' opposes CHED memo

Jun 21, 2014 - 10:11 PM

The newly created alliance says it will bring its fight all the way to Malacañang

CHED is not targeting Filipino language instruction

Jun 19, 2014 - 7:00 PM

Emotionally charged ill informed nationalist polemics about the national language move us away from more productive debates

Filipino widely spoken in California, Hawaii and Nevada

May 14, 2014 - 3:05 PM

Aside from Spanish Filipino or Tagalog is the most widely spoken language in California and Nevada in the US

Punny Filipino translations

Apr 24, 2014 - 8:15 AM

Is it far mother? Malia Obama; Faster Faster Belize; I m just nagbibiro KD lang; and other Filipino puns

Watch foreigners speak PH languages fluently

Mar 18, 2014 - 8:58 PM

Watch these foreigners speak fluent Filipino languages

Debated Coca-Cola Super Bowl ad features Filipino language

Feb 03, 2014 - 9:43 PM

Coca Cola s version of America the Beautiful is sung in different languages including Filipino

LEILANI. The young Filipino-American sings the Filipino part in the ad. Screen Grab from YouTube (Coca-Cola)