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台灣性教育太失敗?「這一點」慘輸其他國家|Taiwan’s sex-ed curriculum is lacking. Here’s why

【看CP學英文】二十幾個小學生在座位上不安的騷動,因為站在台前的老師手中拿著保險套,正在解說它的用途。 Two dozen elementary students wiggle in their seats. They are captivated by their teacher who is, to their surprise, holding a handful of condoms. 當老師問到「誰知道避孕套是什麼?」時,全班在一陣哄堂大笑中有接近一半的學生舉手,其他沒有舉手的學生則安靜地盯著講桌前不明的方形包裝。 “Who...
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汽車通行量限制生效! 菲律賓掀「自行車」通勤熱潮 | The unlikely resurgence of bicycles in Philippines

【看CP學英文】新冠病毒肆虐,菲律賓政府頒布政策限制道路車輛通行量,因而掀起一股自行車熱潮。許多大眾,尤其是通勤族,轉而以自行車作為日常通勤的交通工具。 As the novel coronavirus continues to spread, an old mode of transportation — the bicycle — is making a comeback. This resurgence in bike-riders...

華航空巴A330險釀意外 應全面禁飛嗎?|Should airlines ground all A330s pending investigation?

【看CP學英文】6月14日,載有80名乘客的空中巴士A330-300發生一起嚴重故障事故,三台飛控主電腦、發動機反推力系統、自動煞車系統及減速板均失效,導致在台北松山機場降落失敗。 An Airbus A330-300 aircraft carrying 80 passengers was involved in a serious incident on June 14: three primary flight computers, thrust reversers, and autobrake...

開始存錢囉! 峇里島9月開放國際觀光客 | Bali to welcome int’l tourists in September

【看CP學英文】印尼峇里島因疫情數月前開始實施旅遊禁令,近期政府準備重啟觀光,預計9月11日開放國際觀光客入境。 The Bali provincial administration is preparing to welcome foreign visitors in September following months of international travel restrictions because of the ongoing COVID-19 crisis. 根據雅加達日報,峇里島官員宣布配合防疫「新常態」政策,以及重啟觀光前的三步驟計畫。 Bali...

老外看台灣/在台外國人就業金卡專案 讓人才老外順利駐台 | Missionary settles in Taiwan, receives employment gold card

【看CP學英文】曾經在臺傳教2年的美國籍白杰(Michael Bowcutt),畢業於美國猶他州立大學機械工程學系,後來以商務人士持免簽證穿梭美、臺2地。他喜歡臺灣自由的居住環境及便利性,加上臺灣半導體產業已躍居為亞洲的中心,因此決定攜妻兒赴臺擔任位於新竹科學園區、專門生產全自動化半導體的「ROMARIC」新竹辦事處擔任臺灣業務經理一職。 Michael Bowcutt, an American missionary who has lived in Taiwan for two years, is a graduate from the Department of Mechanical Engineering at...
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影/正港台灣囝仔!迦納裔國軍秀台語宣誓保台|Taiwanese-Ghanaian corporal cheers military in Taiwanese

【看CP學英文】國防部於近日邀請台灣籍迦納裔下士洪澤拍一則影片,以流利的台語為國軍加油打氣。 The Ministry of National Defense (MND, 國防部) recently released a video featuring Taiwanese-Ghanaian military technician, “Hung Tse” (洪澤), speaking fluent Taiwanese. 國防部表示此影片目的為在7月13日至7月17日的漢光演習前激勵士兵的士氣。 The creative video aimed...

Gogoro電動自行車曝光  網一看售價驚呼「哎呦」 | Gogoro fans marvel at new ebike, but scream ‘Eeyo’ at hefty...

【看CP學英文】大家都喜歡電動自行車,如最近推出的Gogoro “Eeyo”,不僅實用、造型簡單,重量也很輕,讓它瞬間成為電動自行車市場上的佼佼者。 We all like e-bikes. We particularly like practical, sleek but chic electric bicycles like the new “Eeyo” – an ultralight quick, responsive, and...

快訊/零確診破功 男子墨西哥返台後中鏢 | Taiwan reports 2nd imported case from Mexico

【看CP學英文】新冠肺炎疫情蔓延全球,國內疫情雖然趨緩,但今(2)天又傳來境外移入確診的壞消息,中央流行疫情指揮中心今(2)日公布國內新增1例境外移入COVID-19(新冠肺炎)病例(案448),為50多歲男性,今(2020)年2月初至墨西哥工作,昨(1)日返國入境。 The Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) on Thursday reported 1 new imported case of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) infection, bringing the total number in...

獨/居家隔離潛規則?老外委屈訴苦「不合理要求」 | UK family separated for no reason during Taiwan quarantine

【看CP學英文】在新型冠狀病毒(COVID-19)疫情持續蔓延下,台灣衛生福利部也針對入境旅客要求居家檢疫隔離14天。 Amid the coronavirus pandemic, the Ministry of Health and Welfare has issued a mandatory 14-day quarantine for travelers entering Taiwan. 然而,在居家檢疫規定下,卻有些不為人知的「潛規則」。來自英國的教授Bruce (布魯斯) Macfarlane日前與家人入境台灣,卻被要求與家人分開隔離,讓他一頭霧水。 Contrary to all...

勞團包圍勞動部抗議移工派遣化 憂新政增加職災風險|NGOs protest use of migrants amid occupational safety concerns

【看CP學英文】多個移工人權團體於週一在台北市中心集會,抗議政府為緩解勞力短缺,同意在彰濱工業區試辦製造業移工外展,將移工派遣化,增加移工職災風險。 Migrant rights groups rallied in downtown Taipei on Monday to protest a government decision that would allow the use of migrant workers as temporary...

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