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一月份 第 14 課

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  • (2014-01-20) ------

  • China Economy Slows
  • 中國經濟增長放緩
  •   China reports that its economic growth slowed in the final quarter of 2013 and appears set to cool even further.
  • 中國發表報告說,2013 年第三季度的中國經濟增長速度減緩,而且看來今後將進一步放慢增長速度。

  •   China's National Bureau of Statistics also said Monday that the economy grew by 7.7 percent for all of last year, the same as in 2012, for its weakest performance since 1999.
  • 中國國家統計局星期一也表示,中國經濟去年全年的增長率為 7.7 %,與 2012 年持平,這是自 1999 年以來的最低增長率。

  •   Analysts say the economy slowed quite rapidly in the last quarter, with factory output, exports and investment all weaker than the previous quarter.
  • 分析人士說,中國經濟增長速度上季度大幅放緩,工業產量、出口以及投資都少於前一季度。

  •   Officials said that a long-term accumulation of problems has yet to ease, and a mini-stimulus of government spending last year has faded.
  • 有關官員說,長期積累下來的問題仍待解決,去年政府開支的微弱刺激效果已經減弱。

  •   Growth of the world's second-largest economy is still considerably stronger than the United States, Japan or Europe.
  • 做為世界第二大經濟體,中國的經濟增長勢頭仍比美國、日本和歐洲強勁得多。

  • (2014-01-20) ------

  • US Observes Holiday Honoring Civil Rights Leader
  • 美國過節紀念民權運動領袖
  •   Americans across the country pause Monday to observe the annual federal holiday marking the birthday of slain civil rights leader Martin Luther King, Jr.
  • 星期一是美國聯邦假日,紀念被殺害的民權領袖馬丁‧路德‧金的誕辰。

  •   The holiday was created in 1983 when then-president Ronald Reagan signed a bill designating the third Monday in January to honor King, who was born on January 15, 1929 in ((the southeastern city of)) Atlanta, Georgia.
  • 馬丁‧路德‧金日是 1983 年設立的聯邦假日,時任美國總統雷根簽署了一項法案,在每年1月的第三個星期一紀念馬丁‧路德‧金;1929 年 1 月 15 日,馬丁‧路德‧金出生於喬治亞州的亞特蘭大市。

  •   The U.S. Congress designated the King holiday as a national day of service in 1994, a move aimed at encouraging Americans to take part in community projects.
  • 1994 年,美國國會把馬丁‧路德‧金日定為全國服務日,鼓勵美國民眾參與社區項目的活動。

  •   King first rose to prominence in 1955 when he led a successful boycott of the public bus lines in the southern city of Montgomery, Alabama, forcing the city to end its practice of segregation of black passengers.
  • 馬丁‧路德‧金在 1955 年成為著名人士,當時他在阿拉巴馬州的蒙特馬利市成功地領導了對公交車線路的封鎖,迫使該市停止了對黑人乘客的隔離政策。

  •   He would go on to become the foremost public figure of the Civil Rights Movement of the 1950s and '60s, inspiring millions with his famous "I Have a Dream" speech during the 1963 March on Washington.
  • 在上世紀 50 和 60 年代,馬丁‧路德‧金成為民權運動的主要代言人,他 1963 年在華盛頓大遊行期間發表著名演講 “我有一個夢想”,激勵了無數民眾。


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