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The Philippines moves to save dying languages
With no cohesive plan in place, ministry of education admits country’s heritage may soon vanish.
Last Modified: 02 Jul 2012 01:12

The Philippines has started a new programme to try to save its dying languages.

The archipelago is home to more than 170 dialects, but some of them have only a few speakers left and there's concern many of the indigenous languages could be lost forever.

Al Jazeera's Jamela Alindogan reports on what's being done to keep them alive.

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