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十二月份 第 08 課

  • 歷史上的今天------>
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  • (2013-12-11)------

  • Japan to Beef Up Military in Response to China
  • 日本擬加強軍力應對中國
  •   Japan will set up a new amphibious military unit and deploy surveillance drones as part of its new defense plan in response to China's growing military power.
  • 日本將建立一支新的兩棲部隊,並部署偵察機,做為應對中國不斷增強軍力的新防務計劃的組成部分。

  •   The proposals were included in drafts of new security strategy and defense guidelines released Wednesday. They are set to be approved by the Cabinet next week.
  • 這些計劃被納入星期三公佈的新安全戰略及防務指針草案;日本內閣將於下星期批准這些計劃。

  •   Japan's Prime Minister, Shinzo Abe said the new plans will be "historic" in helping shape the country's national security direction.
  • 日本首相安倍晉三說,就幫助確定日本國家安全的方向而言,新防務計劃將是 “歷史性” 的。

  •   The drafts warn of what is called China's attempts to change the regional status quo by force. They specifically mention Beijing's new air defense zone in the East China Sea, which includes islands also claimed by Japan.
  • 新安全戰略及防務指針草案警告說,中國試圖以武力改變地區現狀;草案特別提到北京新設立的東海防空識別區,該防空區涵蓋日本也宣稱擁有主權的島嶼。

  •   To help defend the area, the plan calls for the creation of amphibious forces at Naha Air Base on the southern island of Okinawa. It also proposes introducing surveillance drones and early-warning aircraft at the base.
  • 為加強該地區的防務,新安全戰略及防務指針草案擬在南部沖繩島的那霸空軍基地建立一支兩棲部隊,並建議在該基地部署偵察機和早期預警飛機。


  • (2013-12-11)------

  • Ukrainian Police, Protesters Clash at Kyiv City Hall
  • 烏克蘭警察與抗議者在首都基輔爆發衝突
  •   Ukrainian police have clashed with anti-government protesters at Kyiv's city hall in an effort to drive the activists from the building.
  • 烏克蘭警察在基輔市政廳與反政府抗議者發生衝突,警察試圖將活動人士趕出市政廳。

  •   Reports from the Ukrainian capital say the protesters fought back by spraying water from fire hoses at the baton-wielding police.
  • 來自烏克蘭首都的報導說,抗議者們進行反擊,用滅火水龍攻擊揮動警棍的警察。

  •   The clash came just hours after hundreds of Ukrainian police began storming a protest encampment in central Kyiv early Wednesday, clashing with the demonstrators and ripping down their makeshift tent city.
  • 在爆發衝突的幾小時前,數百名烏克蘭警察星期三淩晨開始衝擊基輔市中心的一個抗議者營地,與反政府示威者發生衝突,並拉倒他們搭建的臨時住所。

  •   The U.S. State Department issued a statement expressing "disgust" with the actions of Ukrainian authorities for introducing bulldozers and riot police armed with batons to the scene, rather than, in the words of Secretary of State John Kerry, "respect for democratic rights and human dignity."
  • 美國國務院發表聲明,對烏克蘭當局出動推土機和配備警棍的防暴警察壓制抗議者的舉動表示 “厭惡”。美國國務卿克里說,烏克蘭當局應當尊重民主權利和人類尊嚴。

  •   On Tuesday, European Union foreign policy chief Catherine Ashton and U.S. Assistant Secretary of State Victoria Nuland met in the capital with senior government and opposition leaders in a push to ease the crisis.
  • 星期二,歐盟外交政策負責人阿什頓與美國助理國務卿紐蘭德在基輔會見烏克蘭政府高層官員以及反對派領導人,力圖化解這場危機。

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