Words in the news: Week of Sept.25

Words in the news: Week of Sept.25

You have probably heard these news terms being discussed in the papers or on TV. Here is how to use them in English:

1. 漢奸 - race traitor
Hong Kong-based activists calls Chief Executive Leung Chun-ying a race traitor after the government took longer than usual to issue a licence for Kai Fung No 2 to sail to Diaoyu Islands.

2. 領事館 - consulate
The protests at the Japanese consulate drew representatives from more than a dozen groups, including the Federation of Trade Unions.

3. 漁政船 - fishery patrol boat
A Chinese fishery patrol boat entered waters near Diaoyu islands yesterday morning, drawing attention from the Japanese military.

4. 廚餘 - leftovers
Some restaurants have created green banquet menus with fewer dishes in hopes of reducing the amount of leftovers.

5. 海監船 - surveillance ship
Two Chinese surveillance ships arrived at waters around Diaoyu islands on Friday morning and began to patrol the area, news reports said.



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