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Government indifference hindering literacy in local languages

  • A. Chaedar Alwasilah

Bandung | Sat, July 7 2012 | 07:48 am

PREMIUM Every year the Rancage cultural foundation awards a short-list of people who have published the best literary works in Sundanese, Javanese, Balinese and Lampungese. The award is also conferred on those who have demonstrated loyalty and commitment to the development of those local languages. The latest award conferral took place at UNNES (Semarang State University) in May.

A year-long and me...