Upgrade to Mozilla 1.7 and the page will render correctly. Firefox 0.8 also has this problem.
Multilingual is being developed in 1.9, dont rush it.
There are some major problems with the latest CVS code on BRANCH-1-9. TikiWiki.org runs on a CVS up -dP -D 12Aug2004 -r BRANCH-1-9 and that is the last day when the CVS branch was stable.
The date at the bottom just shows then the cvs command was last used on the site. Nothing related to a code, just when the command was used.