[時事英文]川普的對中記者會

I think China underestimated Trump’s resolve. The costs will be higher than expected.
 
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《台灣英文新聞》報導:

President Donald Trump announced Friday he would withdraw funding from the World Health Organization, end Hong Kong’s special trade status and suspend visas of Chinese graduate students suspected of conducting research on behalf of their government — escalating tensions with China that have surged during the coronavirus pandemic.

1. withdraw funding 撤資
2. special trade status 特殊貿易地位
3. suspend visas 暫時取消(或擱置)簽證
4. be suspected of 被懷疑⋯⋯
5. conduct research 進行研究
6. on behalf of 代表⋯⋯;作為⋯⋯的代表
7. escalate 使逐步上升(或升級)
8. political/racial/social tension 政治的/種族的/社會的緊張*
9. surge 激增
10. the coronavirus pandemic 新型冠狀病毒大流行

美國總統川普週五宣布,他將從世界衛生組織撤資,終止香港的特殊貿易地位,並暫停涉嫌替中國政府進行研究的中國研究生之簽證——在新冠病毒大流行期間加劇了美中的緊張關係。

*tension: https://www.ldoceonline.com/dictionary/tension

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The U.S. is the largest source of financial support for the WHO and its exit is expected to significantly weaken the organization. Trump said the U.S. would be “redirecting” the money to “other worldwide and deserving urgent global public health needs,” without providing specifics.

11. the largest source of
12. financial support 財政資助
13. exit (n.) 退出
14. redirect…to…使改變方向;使改變路線
15. deserving 值得支持的;值得幫助的
16. public health needs 公共衛生需求
17. provide specifics 提供詳情(或具體細節)

美國是世界衛生組織的最大資助者,它的退出恐將大大削弱世界衛生組織。川普表示,美國將把錢「重新調配到世界的其他地方,並用於滿足全球公共衛生的緊急需求」,但未提供具體細節。

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The president also said the U.S. would be suspending entry of Chinese graduate students who are suspected of taking part in an extensive government campaign to acquire trade knowledge and academic research for the country’s military and industrial development.

18. suspend entry of 暫停⋯⋯的進入
19. graduate student 研究生
20. take part in 參與⋯⋯
21. extensive 廣泛的;大規模的
22. a government campaign 政府活動
23. trade knowledge 貿易知識
24. academic research 學術研究
25. industrial development 工業發展

川普也表明,將禁止中國研究生入境——疑似為中國政府獲取貿易知識與學術研究,以強化解放軍及工業發展。

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Why did President Trump make this decision?

What do you think will happen next?

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《台灣英文新聞》完整報導:https://bit.ly/3ewmFhX

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