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幕后黑手(mùhòu hēishǒu)


透过已经查明的更多案件细节,一个跨国药企的商业贿赂利益链逐渐清晰,将药价推向虚高的幕后黑手开始浮出水面。(Source: 《今日早报》) Details about the case have offered further clarity into the chain of bribery among multinational drug corporations, bringing to light those behind the scenes manipulating prices.[......]

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地震灾区(dìzhèn zāiqū)


“地震灾区” n. seismic area, region; earthquake zone (Source: 《新世纪汉英大词典》) 国家地震局派出应急工作队赶赴定西地震灾区。(Source: 《央广新闻》) The China Earthquake Administration sent emergency rescue teams to the earthquake zone in Dingxi, Gansu Province.[......]

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民意调查(mínyì diàochá)


“民意调查” n. poll; (public) opinion poll/survey (Source: 《新世纪汉英大词典》) 根据民意调查显示,日本民众希望安倍能够振兴经济。 (Source: 海外网) A public opinion poll shows that the Japanese people hope Shinzo Abe is able to boost Japan's economy.[......]

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数罪并罚(shùzuì bìngfá)


济南市人民检察院起诉书指控,依法应当以受贿罪、贪污罪、滥用职权罪对薄熙来追究刑事责任,并予以数罪并罚。(Source: 新华网) The indictment issued by the People's procuratorate of Jinan seeks the prosecution of Bo Xilai for bribery, embezzling and abuse of power, and that the combined punishment of these crimes be carried out.[......]

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高管落马(gāoguǎn luòmǎ )


一位不愿具名的石油系统人士指出,石油系统高管落马大多涉及贪污腐败。 (Source: 《京华时报》) A CNPC employee pointed out on the condition of anonymity that the sacked senior executives of CNPC mainly involved in embezzlement and corruption.[......]

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博览会(bólǎnhuì )


第十届中国—东盟博览会,中国—东盟商务与投资峰会开幕大会于9月3日在广西南宁举行。 (Source: 中国新闻网) The opening ceremonies for the tenth China-ASEAN Expo and the China-ASEAN Business and Investment Summit were held in Nanning, Guangxi Zhuang Automonous Region on September 3. [......]

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国际经济形势(guójì jīngjì xíngshì)


本世纪以来,随着经济全球化的发展,货币政策和整个国际经济形势间的联系日益紧密。 (Source: 中国新闻网) With the development of economic globalization during the new century, the relationship between monetary policy and the international economic situation has grown increasingly closer.[......]

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专家认为,上官婉儿的墓葬级别大致与她生前的身份地位相符。 (Source: 《重庆晨报》) Experts believe the appearance of Shangguan Wan'er’s grave is consistent with her social status.[......]

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根据我国刑法,被告人薄熙来一审被判处无期徒刑,剥夺政治权利终身,并处没收个人全部财产。 (Source: 新疆网) Defendant Bo Xilai was sentenced to life in prison, deprived of political rights for life and his personal assets confiscated in accordance with China's Criminal Law.[......]

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丁书苗通过获取铁道部相关人员帮助,先后使23家投标公司中标57个铁路工程项目。 (Source: 中国新闻网) With the help of certain railway ministry employees, Ding Shumiao helped a total 23 companies win bids in 57 railway projects. [......]

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