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捷克議長口罩與眾不同 外交部:是台灣捐贈的 | MOFA responds to speculation on Czech Senate speaker’s face mask

【看CP學英文】針對網友質疑捷克參議院議長韋德齊(Miloš Vystrčil)的口罩僅有捷克國旗此事,外交部於週日下午表示,韋德齊是疫情嚴峻時由台灣捐贈,象徵患難見真情。 The Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA, 外交部) responded on Sunday to netizens questions regarding the absence of the Taiwan flag on Czech Senate...

獨/專訪印尼駐台辦高官 曝疫情之下觀點:感謝台灣|Indonesia’s Representative Office expresses gratitude to Taiwan amid pandemic

【看CP學英文】印尼於本週17日迎來第75個國慶日,雖然因為疫情關係,例行的慶典活動遭到取消或改為線上直播,總統府前僅有總統佐科威(Jokowi Widodo)和其他官員共6人代表出席。在國慶週,四方報記者特別專訪印尼駐台北辦事處禮賓部主任(Chief of Protocol and Information Division at Indonesian Economic and Trade Office)陶菲克·阿菲·沃加達拉姆(Taufiq Arfi Wargadalam),談談他來台灣的想法、對疫情的看法和國慶介紹。 Indonesia celebrated its 75th Independence Day on Aug. 17, and...

老外看台灣/台灣和索馬利蘭理念相同?忽略「這點」恐下場不堪|Taiwan political myopia: Seeing mutual beliefs despite Somaliland media crackdown

【看CP學英文】台灣駐索馬利蘭代表處於8月17日盛大開館,為兩國友好關係奠下基礎,外交部也發文表示台灣與索國的友邦關係建立在共同信念與價值上,而兩國普遍不被國際承認的特殊地位也格外引人注意。  Taiwan opened with great fanfare a representative office in the breakaway state of Somaliland on Aug. 17, highlighting the alleged shared beliefs existing between...

蔡英文打臉外交部小編?「中華民國絕對不會是贅字」 | The term ‘Republic of China’ is not meaningless: President Tsai

【看CP學英文】總統蔡英文於19日下午受訪時指出,「中華民國絕對不會是贅字,我們在做種種外交或很多的國際活動的目的就是把中華民國台灣帶到國際上」。 President Tsai Ing-wen said on Wednesday that "The Republic of China" is far from being a “meaningless word” in response to a Facebook post...

蔡英文脫鞋接見日本官員?「兩步驟查證」還總統清白 | President Tsai did not take off shoes at meeting: Taiwan TFC

【看CP學英文】台灣事實查核中心近日拆穿網路友對於蔡英文總統在接見日本弔唁故李前總統訪臺團時「脫掉鞋子」,公佈其實為假消息。 Taiwan FactCheck Center (TFC, 台灣事實查核中心) recently debunked an online rumor claiming that President Tsai Ing-wen took off her shoes when participating at an official...

李登輝移靈車隊北榮出發 醫護列隊送最後一程 | Taiwanese pay respect to former president ahead of private funeral

【看CP學英文】前總統李登輝入殮禮拜今天上午在濟南教會舉行,移靈車隊一早從台北榮總出發,榮總醫護人員列隊致意,送李登輝最後一程。 Former President Lee Teng-hui’s funeral was held at the Chi-nan Presbyterian Church in Taipei on Friday. The funeral procession set off from the Taipei Veterans...

「賀錦麗」是台灣人取的?拜登副手曝中文名由來|Kamala Harris unveils meaning, story behind Chinese name

【看CP學英文】美國民主黨總統候選人拜登日前公布副手名單,將由卡瑪拉‧哈里斯擔任要職,此舉也讓她成為美國史上首位非亞裔女性副總統候選人。事實上,這位副總統候選人有一個中文名字—賀錦麗。身為台灣人,你可能會些驚訝,為什麼她有中文名字呢? Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden made history by selecting Kamala Harris as his running mate, making her the first black woman with Asian ethnicity...

又把高雄人當塑膠!靠韓救選情 綠:自我感覺良好 | DPP, KMT respond to speculations regarding Han Kuo-yu

【看CP學英文】高雄市長補選選情進入倒數階段,藍白綠候選人上緊發條,努力和選民搏感情。不過,現在話題度最高的竟不是主角候選人,而是助選人,特別是前高雄市長韓國瑜。 As the Kaosiung mayoral by-election draws nears, candidates have been striving to win the hearts and votes of local residents. The center of attention...

阿札爾稱蔡英文為習總統?正解曝光網友驚:竟是這字 |Xi or Tsai? US Health Secretary mispronounces President Tsai’s name

【看CP學英文】大多數外國人稱呼華人同事、朋友的中文名字時,難免會碰到發音障礙,更何況政治領袖在國際交涉的正式場合中,氣氛緊繃的情況下,發音難免有誤。而美國衛生部長阿札爾(Alex Azar)週一於台北會面總統蔡英文,場面隆重正式,或許他也碰上發音困難,因而導致誤會。 Most foreigners struggle to pronounce the names of Chinese colleagues and friends, not to mention political leaders who often tread a tightrope while...

協防台灣成本過高!資深分析師:中美若開戰美軍恐潰敗 | Strategic losses in U.S.-China war would outweigh tactical victory of protecting Taiwan:...

【看CP學英文】美國資深分析師戴維斯(Daniel L. Davis) 說道, 面對中國接二連三的侵略行為,美國是否該保衛台灣始終備受關注,但是人們鮮少討論美軍戰勝共軍的機率以及美方需付的代價。  There is a never-ending debate about whether the United States should defend Taiwan in the event of a Chinese invasion,...