|Change log entry 69647|
|Processed by:||goldyn_chyld (2020-05-20 09:02:01 GMT)|
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If the Hong Kong dollar topples,
At tourist destinations ranging from the Himalayas to the Andes to Africa's Mt. Kilimanjaro, the snow is disappearing from peaks that were once snowcapped year round.
With the situation at hospitals out of control and the penetration of the virus into the community, on the day that Huachang was sealed off the World Health Organization listed Taipei along with Beijing, Guangdong, Shanxi, and Hong Kong as an area of high incidence of SARS transmission. Suddenly, "sealing up Taipei" became a hot topic of discussion.
In the process, financial safeguards failed,
Over the last year, Taiwan's economy has taken a serious turn for the worse. The stock market has spiraled downwards, plunging almost to 4,000 points. The NT dollar has nose-dived, briefly approaching 35:1 versus the US dollar.
- 失守 失守 [shi1 shou3] /(military) (of a city etc) to fall into enemy hands/
+ 失守 失守 [shi1 shou3] /(military) (of a city etc) to fall into enemy hands/(fig.) to take a turn for the worse/