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發佈日期:2021/01/25

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  1. 18號(星期三MOFA to Launch 'More Identifiable' Passport on Monday

外交部周一將啟動更多可識別護照

 

內文:

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs will be launching a newly designed passport

next Monday.

 

The passport has the word "Taiwan" printed in larger lettering and placed in

a more prominent position - with officials saying it's aim is to increase the

identifiability of Taiwanese nationals traveling overseas.

 

The new cover design was unveiled by Foreign Minister Joseph Wu on September

2.

       

designed:設計的

prominent:顯眼的

identifiability:身分辨識度

unveiled:揭露的

Foreign Minister Joseph Wu:外交部長吳釗燮

 

And the government says it seeks to draw a clearer distinction

(區別,差別,不同) between Taiwan and China -- as the formal designation of

the Republic of China is sometimes confused as the People's Republic of

China.

 

The foreign ministry says it has instructed Taiwan's embassies and

representative offices abroad to notify the International Air Transport

Association, airline companies and relevant government agencies in their host

countries of the changes to the passport design.

 

distinction:區別,差別,不同

designation:名稱

confused:混淆

Taiwan's embassies:臺灣駐海外使館

host countries:東道國

  1. 112號(星期二)New UK Rep. Arrives in Taiwan      新英國代表抵達臺灣

 

內文:

The new head of the British Office in Taipei has officially assumed his post.

 

According to the office's Facebook page, John Dennis arrived in Taipei in

December and has completed his quarantine and self health management period.

 

Writing on the Facebook, Dennis said he's "delighted and honored to be taking

up position as the British Representative in Taiwan."

 

to assume:承擔

post:職務

to assume one’s post:正式上任

quarantine:隔離(居家檢疫)

delighted:高興的

 

And he went on to describe it as "a crucial role" and "the fulfillment of a

long-held aspiration."

 

According to Dennis, he's "determined to" further develop UK-Taiwan relations

by building and the "powerful links in trade and investment, science and

innovation (創新), climate change, education and on shared values."

 

a crucial role:關鍵角色

fulfillment:實現

long-held:一直以來的

aspiration:願望

innovation :創新

 

 

  1. 114號(星期四)Sweden to Issue Thunberg Postal Stamp瑞典郵政發行童貝里郵票     

 

內文:

Swedish teenage environmental activist Greta Thunberg will appear on a postal

stamp in her native Sweden, to be issued today.

 

The stamp bears an illustration of Thunberg in her trademark

((某人的)標記,特徵)yellow raincoat and braid, standing atop a hill.

 

Activist:運動(活動)人士

be issued:被發行

trademark:(某人的)標記,特徵

braid:頭髮的辮子、編織的布

atop:在……頂上

 

It is part of a five-stamp series focusing on the environment, called

`Valuable Nature.''

 

They cost about $1.4 US dollars apiece.

 

Thunberg, who just turned 18, rose to prominence for weekly solo protests

outside Sweden's parliament in Stockholm that turned into a global

student-led movement.

 

apiece:各、每個、一塊

focusing on:針對

turned:剛滿、翻轉、變成

to rise to:引起、帶來、升起

prominence:聲望、突出、顯著

solo:單獨、個人、獨奏

parliament:國會

to turn into:變成

 

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