The Beijing Foreign Affairs Office and the Beijing Speaks Foreign Languages Program have jointly published a book offering official guidance on the translation of Chinese restaurant menus featuring 'proper' English translations for 2,158 Chinese dishes, the state-run Beijing Daily reported on Tuesday.
Chinese state media are reporting some high-end stores in Beijing were cleaned out of luxury goods during this month's meetings of the nation's legislature and top advisory body.
懷舊片稱霸上周末北美票房榜。 電影製片廠的初步估計顯示，改編自上世紀80年代電視劇的《龍虎少年隊》(21 Jump Street)名列上周末票房榜首位。
Nostalgia ruled the weekend as an adaptation of the 1980s television show '21 Jump Street' topped the weekend box-office chart, according to early studio estimates.
[noncount] : pleasure and sadness that is caused by remembering something from the past and wishing that you could experience it again
▪ A wave of nostalgia swept over me when I saw my childhood home.▪ He was filled with nostalgia for his college days.
新加坡開國總理李光耀(Lee Kuan Yew)在周五發表的報紙專欄文章中說，由於中國高度依賴對歐元區的出口，它應該尋求投資困境中的歐洲資產，如歐元債券。
China should look to invest in distressed European assets such as euro bonds given the nation's high export exposure to the euro zone, Singapore's first prime minister, Lee Kuan Yew, said in a newspaper column published Friday.
3: an article in a newspaper or magazine that appears regularly and that is written by a particular writer or deals with a particular subject
▪ a sports/gossip column▪ She writes a weekly column for the paper. — see also advice column
plural ∼ -umns
[count] US: an article in a newspaper or magazine that offers advice to people who write to ask for help with a problem —called also (Brit) agony column
The (Chinese) government said earlier this week that it was raising gas prices by 6.5 percent and diesel by 7 percent -- the biggest price hike in China in nearly three years.
[count] 1: a usually long walk especially for pleasure or exercise
▪ We went for a hike around the lake.▪ a 10-mile hike
2: a usually sudden increase in the cost, level, or amount of something
▪ The school lost a number of students after the tuition hike.▪ a price/tax/wage hike
加州大學聖巴巴拉分校(University of California, Santa Barbara)的喬納森•斯庫勒(Jonathan Schooler)領導的一項研究發現，愛做白日夢的人在各種創造力測試中得分更高。
Research led by Jonathan Schooler at the University of California, Santa Barbara, has found that people who daydream more score higher on various tests of creativity.