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三月份 第 16 課

  • 歷史上的今天------>
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  • (2010-03-22) ------

  • Obama Soon to Sign Major Health Care Reform
  • 歐巴馬很快將簽署重要健保改革法案
  •   President Barack Obama is to soon sign into law a bill that overhauls the U.S. health care system, after the U.S. House of Representatives narrowly passed the sweeping reform.
  • 美國總統歐巴馬很快將簽署改革美國健保體系的法案,使之生效成為法律;在此之前,美國國會眾議院以微弱多數通過了這項徹底改革健保體系的法案。

  •   The Democratic-controlled House approved a Senate-passed health care bill late Sunday by a vote of 219 to 212. Minority Republicans were unanimous in opposition, and 34 Democrats joined them in voting no.
  • 由民主黨人控制的眾議院星期天晚間以 219 對 212 票通過了參議院早些時候通過的健保法案;眾議院少數黨共和黨人全都投了反對票,投反對票的還有 34 名民主黨眾議員。

  •   Mr. Obama praised the vote on his top domestic priority, which came after a year-long political battle with Republicans.
  • 健保改革是歐巴馬重要的國內施政綱領,歐巴馬讚揚了投票結果;之前,他和共和黨人進行了歷時一年的政治鬥爭。

  •   The measure is the biggest reform of the U.S. health care system in four decades.
  • 這是 40 年裏美國健保系統規模最大的改革。

  •   The bill is designed to make health insurance available to the 32 million Americans who do not have it, bringing the United States closer to providing universal health coverage.
  • 這一法案旨在讓 3200 萬沒有醫療保險的美國民眾有機會獲得醫療保險,使美國接近人人都有醫療保險的水準。

  •   House Republican leader John Boehner said lawmakers failed to listen to America, and failed to reflect the will of their constituents.
  • 眾議院共和黨領袖約翰‧博納說,議員們未能聽從美國人民的意願,未能反應選民的意願。


  • (2010-03-22) ------

  • Survey: US Companies Feel Increasingly Unwelcome in China
  • 調查:美國公司越來越感到在中國不受歡迎
  •   A survey by the American Chamber of Commerce shows that a growing number of U.S. businesses feel unwelcome in China because of what they see as discriminatory government policies and inconstant legal treatment.
  • 美國商會的一項調查顯示,越來越多的美國企業感覺在中國不受歡迎,因為它們認為中國政府的政策有歧視性,對待外企的法律變化無常。

  •   Amcham-China president Michael Barbalas said Monday a survey of 203 members of his organization shows growing pessimism among American businesses operating in China.
  • 中國美國商會會長柏邁高星期一說,這項對美國商會 203 個會員的調查顯示,在中國經營的美國企業日益悲觀。

  •   He attributes the business community's concerns to Chinese government regulations requiring something known as "indigenous innovation."
  • 他將美國企業的擔憂歸因於中國政府要求“本土創新”的規定。

  •   The policy discourages companies, both Chinese and foreign, from using or purchasing foreign technology. The policy instead encourages them to use domestically-developed technology.
  • 這項政策不鼓勵中國和外國的公司使用或採購外國技術,而是鼓勵它們使用本土開發的技術。

  •   Chinese Premier Wen Jiabao has said he would like to meet with foreign businesspeople so they will better understand China's policies.
  • 中國總理溫家寶說,他希望會見外國工商界人士,讓他們更好地了解中國的政策。


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