Wed, Aug 31, 2016

Cabinet task force to probe Mega Bank

The Executive Yuan yesterday formed a supervisory task force to facilitate an investigation into a breach of US money laundering rules by Mega International Commercial Bank’s (兆豐銀行) New York branch. The task force, consisting of legal and finance experts — including lawyer Chen Chuan-yueh ...FULL STORY

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Chinese practice 鶴立雞群 (he4 li4 ji1 qun2) 竹林七賢是歷史上的名士,他們常一起出現在中國藝術中。七人中有多位都是研究老莊玄學的人。晉朝官方推崇儒家思想,竹林七賢因不願意認同而受到壓迫。七賢中有一位嵇康,他是作家、詩人、音樂家及道家哲學家。 前宋朝的筆記小說《世說新語》「容止篇」中提到,某人對王戎描述他第一次見到嵇康之子嵇紹的感覺:「昨於稠人中始見嵇紹,昂昂然若野鶴之在雞群。」亦即:「我昨天第一次在人群中看見嵇紹。他昂然站立的樣子,就好像一頭野鶴佇立在雞群中一樣。」 成語「鶴立雞群」直譯成白話文就是「一頭鶴站立在雞群中」的意思,引伸為一個人在群體中出類拔萃的意思。 英文也有兩句類似的句子。第一個是「a cut above the rest」;第二個是「a big fish...FULL STORY

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