A proposal to make Hakka an official language in Taiwan was passed on Thursday by the Executive Yuan.
By Juvina Lai, Taiwan News, Staff Writer
TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – A proposal to make Hakka an official language in Taiwan was passed on
Thursday by the Executive Yuan.
This action has represented a major step in spreading the language in Taiwan.
In order to promote and enhance the development of the Hakka language, the amended draft of the Hakka basic act also states that government should provide subsidies or incentives for foundations devoted to the Hakka language development.
It further states the need to establish degree programs as a way to develop and promote the language.
The amended draft also allows the government to provide subsidies for foundations dedicated to producing television or radio program related to Hakka culture. [FULL STORY]