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一項近期研究顯示了這項問題涉及的廣度:在日本每十間公司就至少有一間對於女性員工被迫穿戴的的高跟鞋高度有正式規定。| A recent study again shows that more than one in 10 companies in Japan have formal regulations about the length of heeled shoes female workers are forced to wear. (圖/龔向華)

日本企業規定女性高跟鞋高度 引爆#KuToo風潮 | Japanese women say #KuToo to company ‘rules on height of Womens’...

繼#MeToo運動席捲全球後,越來越多女性陸續公開講述自己遭遇性騷擾的故事,然而日本很晚才跟上這項運動。根據社運人士,缺少法律保障、再加上文化壓力促使人要接受與隱忍自己的苦楚,使年輕女性的處境脆弱。 Women have come forward to tell their story but Japanese women have remained slow to embrace the #MeToo movement. Lack of legal protection, combined...
Angkor Wat will ban elephant riding in the sites by 2020. (Shutterstosk)

三年前大象載客過勞死引眾怒  吳哥窟明年起禁止騎大象 | Cambodia to ban elephant rides at Angkor Wat temples

【看英文中國郵報學英文】柬埔寨的世界文化遺產吳哥窟每年都吸引數百萬國內外觀光客造訪,其中許多很多遊客會選擇騎大象遊覽園區,這項服務多年來一直招受批評,批評者認為利用動物大賺觀光財是相當殘酷也不人道的。面對一波波討伐聲浪,負責管理園區的吳哥暨暹羅地區保護管理局(Aspar Authority)上週五宣布,將在明年初起全面禁止吳哥窟園區騎大象遊園的服務。 Cambodia will ban elephant rides at Angkor Wat temples by early next year in response to pressure from animal groups, a spokesperson of...
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影 / 南安小熊野放後行蹤首曝光 | Rescued Formosan black bear cub spotted first time after release

【看英文中國郵報學英文】南安小熊自四月份被野放後,外界仍舊非常關心小熊是否過的安好,台灣黑熊保育協會在11月9日的記者會上公開小熊野放後首次被拍到的畫面,影片中小熊從鏡頭前奔跑而過,體態結實毛色亮麗,十分健康,顯示小熊對野外生活適應相當良好。 A young Formosan black bear released into the wild in April has adapted to its new environment well, according to a video published by an...
西西里小鎮在地中海西西里島上還擁有美麗的日落。| The Sicilian town also boasts gorgeous sunsets on the Mediterranean island of Sicily. (Shutterstock)

西西里城給出免費房屋及津貼只為吸引外國家庭 | Sicilian town gives away homes, cash to attract foreign families

【看英文中國郵報學英文】一個義大利小鎮非常渴望吸引新居民,因此免費提供房屋。 An Italian town is so desperate to attract new residents that it is giving houses away for free. 這些房屋位於Cammarata的山腰社區,享有埃特納火山(Mount Etna)一覽無餘的景緻,並在地中海西西里島上享有美麗的日落。 The houses are located in the...

慶同婚元年 同志遊行外國人開心揮舞彩虹旗 | Foreigners embrace Taiwan rainbow colors

【看英文中國郵報學英文】今年的台灣同志遊行於週六順利落幕。身為亞洲同志友善的標竿國家,許多外國人也來到台灣一同參加這場盛會。 Members and friends of the foreign community joined the “Taiwan LGBT Pride” (台灣同志遊行) on Saturday, brandishing national flags and sporting national costumes. 這次遊行的協辦單位是婚姻平權大平台,該組織的鄧筑媛表示,台灣同志遊行規模東亞最大,今年有20萬人參加,其中包含了許多外國人。 According to Teng...
台灣今年5月17日通過同婚專法,成為亞洲第一個合法同性婚姻的國家。| On May 17th this year, Taiwan passed through special law for same-sex marriage, and became Asia’s first country to legalize same-sex marriage.(Shutterstock)

台灣同性友善旅遊國家亞洲第一 | Taiwan friendliest Asian country for gay travelers: Spartacus 2019

【看英文中國郵報學英文】根據德國出版社Spartacus發行的同志旅遊雜誌2019 International Gay Guide,台灣登上第41名,是對於同性戀伴侶旅遊最友善的亞洲國家。 Taiwan is the 41st friendliest country for gay travelers, according to Spartacus’ 2019 International Gay Guide published in Germany. 入榜前100名的亞洲國家依序是泰國、柬埔寨、印度、蒙古、日本、越南、寮國、以及新加坡。以下列出亞洲各國對於同性戀保障相關法律的進程、是否舉辦同志遊行相關活動。 Among the 100...
台北市副市長蔡炳坤與馬來西亞網紅Farrah Khairina (左) 及 Syah Fitri (右)在週一的記者會上合影 | Taipei City Deputy Mayor Tai Ping-kun (蔡炳坤) with Malaysian online influencers Farrah Khairina (left) and Syah Fitri (right) during Monday's press conference. (Courtesy of the Department of Information and Tourism, Taipei City Government)

故宮、101等北市6景點獲穆斯林友善認證 | Six tourist destinations in Taipei certified as Muslim-friendly

【看英文中國郵報學英文】看台北市政府週一宣布,北市六個旅遊景點及28間飯店已改善設施,獲得穆斯林友善環境認證。 Six destinations and 28 hotels in the Taipei area have been certified as Muslim-friendly, Taipei City Government said Monday. 台北市政府觀光傳播局表示,六個獲認證的景點包括台北101、國立過宮博物院、中正紀念堂、兒童新樂園、芝山文化生態綠園及台北探索館。 The six tourist spots include Taipei...
康和證券集團董事長鄭大宇(右一)代表捐贈台灣省私立普門仁愛之家三十萬元,由普門仁愛之家董事長李壯源(左一)代表接受 | Chairman of the Concord Securities Group, Cheng Ta-yu, right, donated NT$300,000 to Lee Chuang-yuan, chairman of Taiwan province privately established pu family of the gate benevolence,on behalf of the company.

康和證券落實企業社會責任 捐30萬助安養機構 | Concord helps improving quality of life of seniors

【看英文中國郵報學英文】今年邁入30年的康和證券集團以期能帶動落實企業社會責任CSR,捐贈台南老人安養機構財團法人台灣省私立普門仁愛之家30萬元,讓老人能享有更好的生活品質。 Concord Securities Group, which marked its 30th anniversary this year, recently donated NT$300,000 to Financial group legal person Taiwan province privately established pu family...
在最近的Facebook帖子中,吉爾·羅德里格斯(Gel Rodriguez)解釋了值機人員是如何告知她的,手提最多只能允許7公斤,而她的行李卻重達9公斤。 | In her recent Facebook post, Gel Rodriguez explained how the check-in staff had informed her that hand carries only allowed for a maximum of 7 kg, while her luggage weighed a whopping 9 kg. (Courtesy of Facebook)

行李超重怎麼辦? 聰明女人穿身上 | What can you do if your overweight luggage gets rejected? Smart...

【看英文中國郵報學英文】在機場將行李放在秤上是最讓人緊張的事。若是行李超重,費用可能會很高,不過具體取決於你乘坐的航空公司以及你的路程有多遠。 Popping your luggage on the scales at the airport is the quickest way to a panic attack. The fees can be massive depending on...
Tensions between Hong Kong protesters and police officers have been soaring. (AP)

印尼女記者遭港警射眼「永久性失明」| Indonesian reporter shot by Hong Kong police will go blind in right eye...

【看英文中國郵報學英文】2019年9月29日香港「全球反極權大遊行」期間,任職於印尼語免費報紙「香港印尼之聲」(Suara Hong Kong News)的印尼籍女記者英達(Veby Mega Indah)在灣仔採訪時,遭警方意外射中右眼。英達的律師於週三表示,經醫師診斷其右眼受橡膠子彈撞擊破裂,將永久性失明。 Indonesian reporter, Veby Mega Indah, from the Indonesian-language news outlet Sura Hong Kong News, was shot by a Hong...

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