English in the News – has been under

In this video, you will listen to how the word “under” , in conjunction with present perfect tense, has been used in the news.

다음 영상에서는 어휘 “under”가 현재완료형과 함께 뉴스에서 어떻게 사용 되는지 들어보겠습니다. 예를 들어:  태국은 2014년 이래로 군사통치하에 있어왔다.

在这段视频中,你将一段新闻中听到“under”这个单词,与现在完成时结合在一起。例如:  泰国自2014年以来一直处于军事统治之下。


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Outlook for Thailand good despite uncertainty  The Straits Times

One thing we do know is that there is a very dynamic and changing situation in Thailand right now. The country has been prone to coups, and has been under military rule since the one that occurred in 2014. Thailand’s general election is coming up next year, so we could see some significant changes ahead, and investors need to be prepared for that – and also for market volatility.

The county has been under a “moderate drought” and experienced dry conditions for months, but conditions have worsened within the last two weeks, according to the monitor, which is produced with the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, among others.

During the last two months, there has been a rainfall deficit in the county.

South Korean shipbuilders have been under severe financial strain since the 2008 global economic crisis which sent new orders tumbling amid a glut of vessels and tougher competition from Chinese rivals.

The country’s top three shipyards — Hyundai Heavy Industries, Samsung Heavy Industries Co. and Daewoo Shipbuilding & Marine Engineering Co. — suffered a combined operating loss of 8.5 trillion won last year. The loss was due largely to increased costs stemming from a delay in the construction of offshore facilities and an industrywide slump, with Daewoo Shipbuilding alone posting a 5.5 trillion won loss.

The Landmark Inn has been under new leadership for more than a year. The Northern Center for Lifelong Learning had a luncheon there on Friday to discuss it’s progress. Since being bought by a Minneapolis-based company, the Landmark has seen several changes, including new rooms and the creation of the Piedmont Restaurant. “With our unique boutique style that we have here, we are members of Historic Hotels of America, so I think that we have a little bit of an off-the-beaten-path, authentic experience that we offer guest when they’re visiting us,” said Michelle Cook, Director of Sales and Marketing at the Landmark.



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