新奇 | Oddities

Oddities | 新奇

泰國超奢華居家隔離 美女專業管家到府服務 | Thai millionaires enjoy lockdown luxury

【看CP學英文】新冠肺炎疫情肆虐,重創全球經濟,但泰國富豪在此艱困時刻仍不忘享受奢華生活。 Thailand’s super-rich have not given up luxury despite the pandemic that has paralyzed the country and crippled its economy.  貧富差距反而持續擴大,根據世界衛生組織報告,泰國目前是全世界貧富差距最大的國家之一。 To the contrary, the gap between...

新冠疫情重創日本觀光 溫泉業者「開大招」引人潮 | Japan hot spring inns to go virtual as tourism dwindles

【看CP學英文】新冠疫情重創全球,週一,日本考量到國內疫情以及醫療資源,宣布原訂於5月6日結束的全國緊急狀態將延長至5月31日。緊急狀態下,民眾必須待在家避免不必要外出,加上政府實施實施邊境封鎖,各大觀光景點人潮嚴重流失,重創日本觀光業。在遊客銳減的情況下,位在神戶的有馬溫泉業者想出妙招,推出「VR溫泉之旅」,讓民眾免出門即可享受泡溫泉的樂趣。 As the novel coronavirus pandemic worsens, Japan recently announced the extension of its state of emergency protocol to the end of May.  Under strict regulations,...
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中國超諷刺回擊美國 點出川普「這句」超矛盾 | China responds to U.S. accusations with viral video

【看CP學英文】中國官媒新華社製作動畫短片「從前有個病毒」,以樂高人偶對話指控美國面對疫情時虛偽反覆的說詞。 A Chinese state media on Tuesday released a short animation video, titled "Once Upon a Virus," featuring Lego-like figures, that lashes out at the U.S....

日本醫療系統近崩潰 連「這科」醫師都來幫忙|Japan calls on dentists to conduct COVID-19 testing

【看CP學英文】日本新型冠狀病毒疫情持續升溫,國內醫療系統、基本建設已達到負荷量,因此日本政府呼籲受過特殊訓練的牙醫師加入防疫醫療行列,幫忙 With the COVID-19 pandemic stretching Japan’s healthcare system and infrastructures to their limits, Japan has called on dentists with special training to step in...

為下波新冠疫情做準備!日本設計師新發明:眾驚呼太暖心 | Japan designer creates DIY face shield

【看CP學英文】2019新型冠狀肺炎(COVID-19)疫情持續蔓延,許多國家不斷爆出前線醫療人員缺乏必要防護設備,人民也開始搶購口罩和消毒用酒精。 Amid the Coronavirus outbreak, many countries are not only running out of personal protective equipment (PPE) for frontline medical workers but also face masks...

紐約動物園傳5虎3獅群聚感染!首見「無症狀」確診老虎 | Bronx Zoo reports cluster infection among lions and tigers

【看CP學英文】美國紐約市內的布朗克斯動物園( Bronx Zoo )日前傳出一頭年輕的雌性馬來獅納迪亞( Nadia )新型冠狀病毒(COVID-19 )篩檢呈陽性,確診感染,成為第一個確診的老虎。今日,動物園方面證實其他 4 隻老虎和 3 隻非洲獅病毒篩檢也呈現陽性,園區內共 8 隻大貓感染病毒。 Following the world’s first COVID-19 infection of a tiger, Nadia, a few...

疫情失控缺口罩? 日本蕾絲「內衣」口罩賣到斷貨 | Lace mask bra? Japan releases bizarre face masks amid shortage

【看英文中國郵報學英文】新冠肺炎疫情在全球持續蔓延,日本上週四宣布全國進入為期一個月的緊急狀態,緊接著週一死亡人數更創下日本單日新高,隨著確診人數節節上升,民眾為求自保紛紛搶購口罩,導致口罩需求量急遽上升。為了因應龐大的需求,日本成衣大廠也加入製造口罩的行列,推出「內衣口罩」,一上線即銷售一空。 Amid the COVID-19 outbreak, Japan announced a state of emergency last Thursday to curb the surging number of infections nationwide and the growing demand...

摸不到如何工作?日本政府供性工作者紓困方案 | Japan provides financial aid to sex workers too

【看英文中國郵報學英文】2019新型冠狀病毒(COVID-19) 疫情持續延燒,日本近期也宣佈進入緊急狀態,導致許多公司必須暫時歇業,民眾也待在家隔離,以防疫情擴散。 As the COVID-19 pandemic sweeps across the world, Japan announced a state of emergency, temporarily forcing businesses to shutter and people to stay...

最後的晚餐自己享用!世界名畫人物防疫中 | Eat your ‘last supper’ alone: famous artworks adapt to COVID-19 pandemic

【看英文中國郵報學英文】隨著新冠病毒(COVID-19)疫情在全球延燒,各國政府無不祭出創意防疫。烏克蘭政府近期推出的「世界名畫防疫系列」,將洗手、使用酒精消毒和保持社交距離等訊息與古典藝術作結合,讓人不禁莞爾一笑。 Amid the Coronavirus outbreak, governments around the world are trying their best to come up with creative ways to promote virus-prevention measures. The Ukrainian government...

日本架設「紙箱旅館」 眾人驚呼:是要交互傳染嗎?| Narita Airport sets up ‘cardboard hotels’ for travelers waiting for COVID-19 test results

【看英文中國郵報學英文】雖然日本於上週宣布進入緊急狀態,近期依舊有許多航班飛入境內,成田機場為此在機場的行李領取處架設了暫時性的「紙箱飯店」,供等待檢疫結果報告的旅客休息。 With flights still going in and out of Narita Airport, Japanese authorities have set up cardboard beds with mattresses and blankets for travelers who...

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