The region to the north of Beijing’s Fifth Ring Road is dominated by Tiantongy

uan, an enormous neighborhood reputed to be the largest residential area in Asia that houses approximately 700,000 people.

The area, which is home to more than 3 percent of the city’s population, mainly migrant work

ers, is nicknamed “Sleeper Town” because a lack of amenities and entertainment facilities mean most of the residents only go there to rest.

Located at the end of subway line 5, a major route connecting the downtown to the northern

suburbs, Tiantongyuan attracted its huge population as a result of its low property prices and relatively convenient location.

However, its dilapidated condition is a major headache for the city and the area faces a ho

st of problems, including a lack of infrastructure, both social and industrial, allied to heavy traffic congestion.

Priced at 2,650 yuan per square meter in 1999, Tiantongyuan was built to provide affordable housing

. Nearly 20 years later, property prices in the community have risen more than fourteenfold to 38,000 yuan ($5,600) per sq m.

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SEOUL, South Korea — South Korea and the United States struck a new deal Sunday that increases Seoul’s contribut

ion for the cost of the American military presence on its soil, overcoming previous fai

led negotiations that caused worries about their decades-long alliance.

The development comes as President Donald Trump is set to hold his second summit w

ith North Korean leader Kim Jong Un in Vietnam in late February.

South Korea last year provided about $830 million, covering roughly 40 percent of the cost of the deployment of 28,

500 U.S. soldiers whose presence is meant to deter aggression from North K

orea. Trump has pushed for South Korea to pay more.

On Sunday, chief negotiators from the two countries signed a new cost-sharing pla

n, which requires South Korea to pay about 1.04 trillion won ($924 million) in 2019, Seoul’s Foreign Ministry said in a statement.

The statement said the two countries reaffirmed the need for a “stable” U.S. mili

tary deployment amid the “rapidly changing situation on the Korean Peni

nsula.” The ministry said the U.S. assured Sou

th Korea that it is committed to the alliance and has no plans to adjust the number of its troops in South Korea.

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Border inspection agencies across China have seen more th

an 12.5 million entry and exit trips made during the week-long Spring Festival holiday that started Mo

nday, an increase of nearly 11 percent than that of last year, the National Immigration Administration (NIA) said Sunday.

Inbound trips exceeded 6.22 million, rising by about 9.5 percent than the figure of 2018, wh

ile outbound trips increased by nearly 12.5 percent to over 6.31 million, according to the NIA.

Over 7.22 million entry and exit trips during the holiday were made by mainland residents for personal p

urposes, including traveling and visiting family members, growing by nearly 16 percent year on year.

Destinations visited most included Thailand, Japan, Vietnam, the Republic of K

orea, Singapore, Malaysia and the United States, as well as Hong Kong, Macao and Taiwan, the NIA said.

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Moscow in January 28 (xinhua) 28 (reporter liu Yang) Russian police annou

nced that it had uncovered in Moscow the day before the national season, denis polyakov gallery of art th

eft, and capture, a 31-year-old male suspect stolen paintings were retrieved intact.

According to local media reports, a famous stolen pain

ting is a famous Russian painter al heap, because of the Cri

mean Mr Petri peak.27, a man from Moscow state column season denis polyakov gallery to remove the m

asterpieces in public, and then quietly left the scene.Gallery announced that the painting was stolen and later the police.

Interior ministry spokesman said irina volk 28, a

suspect in the interior and the federal security service (FSB) were arrested in the raids.The police, ac

cording to his account from Moscow on the outskirts of a construction site to find the stolen paintings of intact.

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  Tencent sports on January 30-2018-19 season CBA season 37 wheel, jiangsu suzhou candy a

nd sat at home against BeiKong.Candy and pre-emptive 13-3 start.Then Ken,

and gradually expand the leading edge, always sta

y in around 20 points lead in the second half.Final match, suzhou, jiangsu

province, and in a 113-11

3 victory over the BeiKong, winning three straight to opponent ten burnley at

the same time.”The CBA project”

  This data

  Match rebounds 57-41 was dominant, assists 31-15 candy and leading, and

error control in 17-12 BeiKong do better, shootin

g 52% 33% higher, 10 of candy and 26 three-point shots, 6 BeiKong 32 shots,

candy and the ratio is higher.

  Player data, candy and five players in double figures, and Dudley was 19

points, 5 rebounds, hong-fei shi 15 points, five assists,

Sloan 14 points and 4 rebounds and 6 assists, Wu Guanxi 14 points and 13

rebounds, li yu 12 points and 13 rebounds.

  BeiKong aspects only 3 players in double figures, Robinson 17 points and 14 rebounds,

16 points, beam Zhang Minghao 12 points and 3 rebounds, Laredo only 9 points

and 4 rebounds, 7 assists.

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Overseas Chinese were attentive to the speech of Chinese President Xi Jinping at

the festival reception held in Beijing on Sunday, sp

eaking highly of China’s achievements in the past year and expecting a brighter future.

“In the past year … we have made efforts and achieved a lot,” Xi said at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing ahead of the Spring Festival.

Xi, also general secretary of the Communist Party of China (CPC) Central Committee an

d chairman of the Central Military Commission, extended greetings to Chinese nationals of all ethnic groups, compatr

iots in Hong Kong, Macao and Taiwan, and overseas Chinese on behalf of the CPC Central Committee and the State Council.

Ren Limin, president of the Association of Chinese Residents in France, said he is proud of China’s fast development under the leadership of the CPC.

China has achieved a tremendous transformation in the past several decades, growing rich and becoming stronger, Ren said.

“In France, the overseas Chinese are paying close attention to the development of our motherland. We wish our motherland a better future,” he said.

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bers,” were among those who were killed in the attack.

The police claimed that Kamah, an alleged member of the Abu Sayyaf’s Ajan

g-Ajang sub-group, was seen near the church moments before the explosions.

Albayalde said the attack was plotted as early as between Jan. 8. and Jan. 21. “An identified Asian couple believed to be ho

led in Lampinigan island for a few days sailed to Jolo on Jan. 24 by pump boat to meet up with other suspects.”

From fragments and components recovered at the scene, Albayalde said forensic technic

ians concluded that the bombs were made by pipes that contained “possible ammonium nitrate-fuel

il compound as primary explosive charge and possibly boosted by secondary high explosives.”

The IEDs are typical bombs used by the Abu Sayyaf militants, Albayalde said. “The signature

of the Abu Sayyaf group, therefore, is patently present in the IED used in this latest terror attack in Jolo.”

Albayalde added that the investigation of the blasts “is far from over as there are evidences that n

eed to be carefully examined to test its consistency with other facts and circumstances surrounding the incident.”

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r’s nomination is under scrutiny from Democrats for a memo he wrote last year criticizing Mueller’s inquiry.

Mueller, who was appointed in May 2017, is looking into the alleged Russian interference in the 2016 US presidential election a

nd any potential collusion between the Trump campaign and Moscow, among other matters that may arise from the investigation.

His team has indicted or gotten guilty pleas from 34 people, including several former Trump campaign aides and two dozen Russians, and three companies.

Trump has repeatedly dismissed any collusion between his campaign and Mo

scow, while slamming the Mueller probe as a “hoax” or “witch hunt.”

Last month, Mueller arrested Roger Stone, a longtime Trump associate, on charges o

f obstruction, witness tampering and making false statements to Congress.

As to Stone, the president told CBS in the interview that the 66-year-old veteran political ope

rative “didn’t work on the campaign” except at its onset. The president also said he hasn’t thought about pardoning Stone.

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nglomerate Cargill Inc, said the best way to solve trade issues is to talk to each other, communicating to find solutions.

“A large number of global companies have invested in China; it is a clear signal that Ch

ina is going to further open its markets, and many opportunities can be found in different sectors across the country,” he said.

Experts said the new progress, reached by collaborative efforts from both sides, can im

prove the outlook for both the US and Chinese economies and benefit the global economy and supply chain in 2019.

The Chinese and US economies are so inextricably intertwined that a blow to one would most li

kely make a dent in the other, too, said Bai Ming, deputy director at the International Market Institute of the

Beijing-based Chinese Academy of International Trade and Economic Cooperation.

This interdependence would exact far-reaching damage on the optimal resource allocation of both countries if trade tensions esc

alated, said Chen Wenling, chief economist at the China Center for Economic Exchanges. “The US needs C

hinese goods as much as China needs equipment and agricultural products from the US,” she said.

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  When meeting with foreign delegates attending the 2018 Imperial Springs International Forum in Guangzhou, south China’s Guangdong Province in Decem

ber, 2018, Chinese President Xi Jinping reiterated that China would adhere to the path of multilateralism and open its door wider to the world.

  “Opening-up and cooperation, a consistent theme of Chinese diplomacy in the year 2018

, has helped to clearly show China’s role and build China’s image in the international arena,” said Wang.

  Despite rising protectionism worldwide, China adhered to the principles of ope

ning wider to the world, defending the rule-based multilateral trading system. In 2018, China hosted the wo

rld’s first international import expo (the CIIE), attracting more than 3,600 companies from over 130 countries.

  2018 marks the 40th anniversary of China’s reform a

nd opening up. According to Xinhua, in four decades, the average personal disposable income in Ch

ina rose from just 171 RMB (about 25 US dollars) to 26,000 RMB (about $3,768) each year.

  “Forty years ago, reform and opening-up changed China fundamentally, opening a door for the country’s com

munication with the rest of the world,” said Wang, adding “I believe that following China’s continuing reform a

nd opening-up, the country will surely inject even greater vitality into the world over the next 40 years.”

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