#45: 无法回国的中国留学生

Chinese students studying abroad are getting some not-so-subtle signals that they shouldn't return home, lest they bring the virus along with them.

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现在还有不少中国留学生滞留海外,无法回国。

自从3月26日,为了防止病毒的输入,中国政府开始限制国际航班的次数。

滞留 zhì liú = to be stranded
输入 shū rù = to bring in
限制 xiàn zhì = to limit
航班 háng bān = flight


每家航空公司只能保留一条飞往中国的航线,一周也只能飞一次。

这导致航班次数大减、机票变贵。

有报道称,美国飞往中国的经济舱票价高达1万美元。

保留 bǎo liú = to keep
次数 cì shù = frequency
经济舱 jīng jì cāng = economy class


许多在海外的中国留学生没办法买到回国的机票。

根据中国外交部在4月2日发表的数据,有14万名中国留学生还没回国。

许多留学生在民航局的微博上发文,希望政府能赶快放宽限制,让他们早日回国。

民航局 mín háng jú = Civil Aviation Administration
放宽 fàng kuān = to relax (restrictions)


可是情况并没改善。

直到现在,回国的机票还是一票难求。

改善 gǎi shàn = to improve
一票难求 yī piào nán qiú = even a single ticket is hard to come by


中国政府担心海外侨民会把病毒带回国,继续限制航班次数,并建议他们最好留在当地。

海外侨民 hǎi wài qiáo mín = overseas Chinese
建议 jiàn yì = to suggest


最让这群学生感到不平的是,他们不但没得到帮助,反而还引来不少国人的批评。

他们指留学生被宠坏,应该留在国外,不要危害中国控制疫情所取得的成果。

不平 bù píng = wronged / unjust / unfair
批评 pī píng = to criticize
宠坏 chǒng huài = spoilt
危害 wéi hài = to harm or jeopardize
控制 kòng zhì = to control


有一位留学生向《纽约时报》表示,经过这件事后,他对中国感到失望。

“我爱的国家不想让我回来。”


想知道更多?请看:

“我爱的国家不想让我回来”:被困海外的“小粉红”


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