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The 10th Workshop on Asian Language Resources

Pan Localization Network partners have organized The 10th Workshop on Asian Language Resources, held at Indian Institute of Technology, Mumbai, India on 9th December, 2012.

Unicode 6.2 Core Specification Now Available

The Unicode 6.2 core specification is now available. The text has been updated to align it with changes to Unicode algorithms and properties that were released in September, including the addition of the newly adopted Turkish lira sign. The release of the core specification completes the definitive documentation of the Unicode Standard, Version 6.2. For more details, see Unicode 6.2.0.

Unicode Collation Proposed Update

The Unicode Collation Algorithm (UCA) data is being modified to make all digits with the same numeric value sort the same, whether they are European (ASCII), Arabic, Devanagari, or others. In addition, the format of the main data table has changed to omit the (unused) 4th level weight, and some data tables are moved to the Unicode CLDR project. These and other changes are in the new proposed update: see PRI 235. For the exact list of modifications, see Modifications.

LTK Contributed in the Translation into Nepali for the CLDR v22.1 Release

LTK contributed in the translation into Nepali for the CLDR v22.1 release.

PANL10N Partners join ASEAN-MT

The National Electronics and Computer Technology Center (NECTEC) Thailand has hosted a regional project “Network-based ASEAN Languages Translation Public Service” with a partial support from ASEAN (2012-2014). To support the openning of ASEAN Economic Community (AEC) in 2015, the project aims to provide a public service of machine translation for all ASEAN languages.

Conference on Language and Technology 2012 (CLT12)

Conference on Language and Technology 2012 (CLT12) organized by Society for Natural Language Processing, Pakistan (SNLP), held at University of Engineering and Technology, Lahore from 9th to 10th November, 2012.

Summer School in Nepal

Kathmandu University jointly co-hosted the International Summer School in Advanced Language Engineering , Aug 27 – Sept 21, 2012
in collaboration with the University of Konstanz, Germany and the University of Engineering and Technology, Pakistan

Conference on “Policy and Sustainability of Local Language Computing in Developing Asia” and Regional Training on “Localization of Mobile”

Conference onPolicy and Sustainability of Local Language Computing in Developing Asiaand Regional Training on Localization of Mobile, will be held from 29th January to 4thFebruary, 2012 at University of Engineering and Technology (UET), Lahore.

PANL10n network members meet in Cairo, Egypt

PANL10n network members will meet for the first face-to-face meeting in Cairo, Egypt on 30th, April, 2011 in order to discuss and draft the agreement for formalizing the network. The network will work towards developing language solutions for developing countries around Asia and globally.  The meeting will focus on finalizing the objectives, operations and other relevant details.

HLTD Conference 2011

Conference on Human Lanaguage Technology for Development (HLTD 2011), jointly organized by PAN L10n, ANLoc and IDRC, will be held from 02 to 05 May, 2011 at Alexandria, Egypt.