Wed, Aug 24, 2016

Former Mega chair on travel restriction

Prosecutors yesterday summoned former Mega Financial Holding Co (兆豐金控) chairman Mckinney Tsai (蔡友才) for questioning, and restricted him from leaving the nation, after the state-run company’s New York banking branch was ordered to pay a massive fine for violating US rules against money ...FULL STORY

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Chinese practice 雞犬升天 (ji1 quan3 sheng1 tian1) 這句成語的出處是東漢王充所寫的《論衡》,講的是淮南修道的太子劉安成仙的故事。王充在書中提到:「王遂得道,舉家升天。畜產皆仙,犬吠於天上,雞鳴於雲中。此言仙藥有餘,犬雞食之,并隨王而升天也。」意即:劉安得道升天成仙,但家裡還留有幾顆他修道成仙用的仙丹,這些仙丹被他家的狗跟雞吃了,結果他家的雞跟狗也跟著升天了,跟劉安一起在天上作伴。這本書後面接著說:「好道學仙之人,皆謂之然。此虛言也。」也就是說:那些嚮往修道成仙的人,都相信這是千真萬確的事蹟,但事實上並沒有這種事。雞犬升天這個故事後來便引伸出來,表示當一個人飛黃騰達了,他身邊的親友也跟著扶搖直上。(台北時報詹豐造譯) 艾蜜麗當了老闆後,她的那些親朋好友一個個都雞犬升天了。 (After Emily became the boss, her friends...FULL STORY

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