Taiwanese National Day, Hong Kong and Ebola

Today we talk about 双十节 shuāng shí jiē, the day that commenmorates the founding of the Republic of China in 1911. Don't miss the show as our hosts from both sides of the straits get into some fascinating discussion about the history and relations between the Repubic and People's Republic of China. Following are the keywords used in this podcast: 双十节 shuāng shí jiē: Double-Ten Day国庆日 guó qìng rì: National Day国民党 guó mín dǎng: Chinese Nationalist Party纪年 jì nián: chronology外省人 wài shěng rén: Mainlanders原住民 yuán zhù mín: Aborigine蓝营 lán yíng: Blue Camp绿营 lǜ yíng: Green Camp戒严 jiè yán: martial law崇拜 chóng bài: adore民国 mín guó: The Republic of China五四运动 wǔ sì yùn dòng: May Fourth Movement in 1919中山装 zhōng shān zhuāng: Sun Yat Sen's uniform诗意 shī yì: poetic占领中环 zhàn lǐng zhōng huán: Occupy Central安居乐业 ān jū lè yè: live and work in peace and contentment稳定 wěn dìng: stable, steady地球仪 dì qiú yí: terrestrial globe口罩 kǒu zhào: face mask埃博拉 āi bó lā: Ebola (virus)雾霾 wù mái: smog传染病 chuán rǎn bìng: infectious disease


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