(Original title: Meihua Chinese couple shot down: 3 male suspects charged with intentional murder)
BEIJING, January 18 Xinhua BEIJING, January 18 reported that on the afternoon of the 17th local time, Houston, Texas, Texas police on the murder of Chinese couples held a press conference to introduce the latest developments. Police said three male suspects suspected of involvement in the murder have been arrested and charged with intentional murder.
Harris County Police said the arrested three were 21-year-old Aakiel Kendrick, 23-year-old Khari Kendrick and 20-year-old Erick Peralta. One of them has confession, said that participated in the murder, while the other two chose to silence, the current three were held in Harris County Prison. At a press conference, Sergeant Gonzalez said: “This is an abominable crime. Three suspects have been charged with” willful murder. “
Gonzalez said in a video surveillance video Appeared in the Lincoln SUV is not a suspect, but may be used by suspects to commit other cases. Police said that “Police received many clues and subsequently found the surveillance footage of the Lincoln Prowler SUV.” Police arrested three suspects after that. “
Police believe the couple was ambushed in the garage after parking , And into the room by suspects, eventually killed on the first floor of the house.
The couple’s son Richard Lam said at a press conference that he was relieved that the three were arrested and would no longer be hurt by others.
(Original title: Deputy Prime Minister of Turkey accused the United States to provide arms to the Kurdish armed forces)
[World Wide Web Reporter Yan Xiang] Russian news agency reported on January 17 that Turkey’s Deputy Prime Minister Bozda recently interviewed by the media said that Turkey is currently in Russia and the United States in Aleppo, northwestern Syria Forest area to launch operations to combat the Kurdish Armed Forces “People’s Protection Force” (YPG) the possibility of consultation.
Bozda said Turkey used the diplomatic channels including the president and relevant ministers to discuss the issue on numerous occasions with the relevant countries, including Russia and the United States. Turkey clearly expressed its position that “the People’s Protection Force” and the “Islamic State” are terrorist groups. “But it is a big mistake that the United States tries to use some terrorists to deal with other terrorists. We now see that the United States is protecting the people Forces provided thousands of armed vehicles, including even anti-aircraft weapons not found in the Islamic State.
(Original title: U.S. troops at Romania anti-missile base threatened by flocks sheep owners do not compromise Supreme Court of Cassation)
People Daily News According to U.S. media, the U.S. military bases built in southern Romania are trying to counter the “enemy” harassment. Officials said a group of sheep outside the Nouba Base in Devised ruined the alarm system outside the fence, endangering the security of the base. The Romanian Ministry of Defense can not convince a local peasant to go sheep-free elsewhere.
The $ 800 million facility in Devisalu, southern Romania, is part of the United States defense system designed to prevent NATO member countries from being hit by ballistic missiles. The base was officially opened in May 2016. However, many years ago, a farmer in the nearby Stoneside village bought a field close to the base for sheep.
Officials in the United States in Devisalu told local officials that letting the animals move a few meters outside the fence of the base hindered the security of the base. Alexandru Damian, mayor of Stoenenisty in Romania, said: “Flocks interfere with the warning system. Sheeps are unnatural, they do not follow the rules and often cross the cordon to enter security alarm detection areas. These sheep It also often hits the fence and triggers the alarm system. “
(Original title: South Korean masked men break into bank robbery 100 million won in cash to escape)
Overseas Network January 18 Local time on the morning of the 18th, a bank robbery in Ulsan, South Korea, more than 100 million won was robbed of cash by a masked man, the police are under investigation.
Local police intervened
(Original title: US debt is being thrown away? China twice in less than three months: November minus 12.6 billion US dollars)
Beijing time on January 18, the United States Department of the Treasury released in November 2017 data show that China’s holdings of US Treasurys decreased by 12.6 billion U.S. dollars last month to 1.177 trillion U.S. dollars, which is the second decline in three months (of which , A reduction of 20 billion U.S. dollars in September and a slight increase of 8.4 billion U.S. dollars in October) remained the largest creditor country in the United States.
Earlier January 10, the United States had reported that Bloomberg, “China consider slowing or suspend the holdings of U.S. debt.” The next day, a spokesman for China’s State Administration of Foreign Exchange responded that “the news may quote the wrong source of information or may be a false news.” The above spokesman further pointed out that China’s foreign exchange reserves have always been diversified and diversified The principle of investment management, to ensure the overall safety of foreign exchange assets and preserve and increase value. Like other investments, the foreign exchange reserves’ investments in the U.S. treasury bonds are market activities and are professionally managed according to market conditions and investment needs. Bloomberg’s above report also pushed the yield on U.S. bonds to a 10-month high and suppressed the dollar lower.
In November 2017, the scale of U.S. Treasurys held by China decreased by 12.6 billion U.S. dollars. Japan also continued to reduce its holdings of U.S. 9.9 billion U.S. dollars in November to 1.084 trillion U.S. dollars, a drop for four consecutive months. According to Bloomberg statistics, the figure was 4 years The lowest level since. For the full year of 2016, China sold a total of 187.7 billion U.S. dollars for stabilizing the exchange rate. From October 2016 to May 2017, Japan’s position on U.S. Treasurys surpassed that of China for the eighth straight month and ranked the number one creditor in the United States.
China’s Position Treasury Bonds Scale. Source: Reuters
The report shows that the total U.S. Treasuries held by major foreign creditors in 12 months have risen to 6.34 trillion U.S. dollars in total in the previous 12 months, an increase of 390.01 billion U.S. dollars for the whole year, while that for China increased by 127.7 billion U.S. dollars The total amount of which accounted for about 33%. Obviously, the U.S. treasury bonds held by China and Japan account for more than a third of all foreign investment.
Starting from February 2017, China increased its holdings of U.S. government bonds for seven consecutive months. The holdings of the U.S. treasury bonds in February, March, April, May, June, July and August were US $ 8.6 billion and 28.4 billion respectively US $ 4.1 billion, US $ 10 billion, US $ 44.3 billion, US $ 19.5 billion and US $ 34.5 billion, with a total increase of US $ 149.1 billion. There is a certain relationship between the increase and decrease of U.S. Treasuries and the changes in the size of China’s foreign exchange reserves. In order to stabilize the RMB exchange rate, China reduced its holdings of U.S. Treasuries many times in 2015 and 2016 as China’s foreign exchange reserves shrunk. Among them, from June 2016 to November 2016, China reduced its total holdings of 176.6 billion U.S. dollars for six consecutive months. Starting from February 2017, China has also increased its U.S. Treasuries for seven consecutive months as China’s foreign exchange reserves rise. By December 2017, China’s foreign exchange reserves increased for the 11th consecutive month to reach 3.14 trillion U.S. dollars. The dollar continued to be under pressure. The RMB exchange rate appreciated by 6.7% in 2017 and rose by 1.1% again since 2018, while the U.S. dollar has continued to decline by more than 1.5% this year.
(Original title: 35 Chinese tourists coach Milan hit the isolation zone caused many injuries)
Photo credit: Eurofix Italia
At about 20 pm local time on the evening of 16 January, a tourist coach carrying 35 Chinese tourists crashed into the cement barrier on a Milan expressway and caused injuries to many people. Severely deformed.
According to the Italian edition of the European Times, police, fire and medical staff arrived on the scene after the accident. Rescue workers rescued bus drivers from distorted cabs and other passengers were taken to hospital for treatment. Reported that the current drivers and passengers in China were injured lighter, mostly bruised, but the accident caused great panic to passengers.
According to a preliminary investigation, a bus or a vehicle punctured by a tire burst into a collision with a belt. At present, the specific cause of the accident is still under investigation.
(The original title: Recently, South Africa tourists frequently attacked a tourist was beaten 6 teeth)
According to local media reports, many tourists have been attacked and robbed by knifes recently on the foot of the famous mountainous area of Cape Town, according to the website of the Chinese Consulate General in Cape Town, South Africa. On the morning of January 13, nine foreign and local tourists were robbed by two criminals while climbing the Silvermine Nature Reserve in Cape Town, one of whom was beaten six teeth. In response, Cape Town city government will hold an emergency meeting to discuss the response plan.
Screenshot from Chinese Consulate-General in Cape Town, South Africa.
(Original title: Great Barrier Reef in Australia, the government made a huge saving rescue)
People Daily News According to Agence France-Presse reported, as the climate warms, the alarm of the fall of the Great Barrier Reef, a scenic spot in the east of Australia, has sounded. To this end, the Australian authorities have allocated 1.3 million euros for scientific research to stop this phenomenon. As the world’s largest coral reef, the Great Barrier Reef total length of more than 2300 kilometers, an area of 348000 square kilometers.
Australia’s Great Barrier Reef, reported to have been listed as a World Heritage Site by UNESCO since 1981, is reportedly the eighth wonder of the world in the eyes of surf-lovers. The Great Barrier Reef consists of more than 900 islands and 2,900 coral reefs. These coral reefs, in turn, are made up of billions of tiny organisms: over 400 different polyps, of which 1,600 species of fish and 4,000 species of molluscs are present, 6 of 7 species of turtles now known, and nearly 240 Birds that are listed in the UNESCO list. It is also one of the richest natural ecosystems on Earth.
But in recent years, this large-scale ecosystem has been whitening, some of which are extremely serious and cause death. The four most coral bleaching years were in 1998, 2002, 2016 and 2017 respectively. In particular, 93% of the corals were affected in the summer of 2016, with 22% of deaths. The next wave of whitening in 2017 will not give the corals the opportunity to recover.
Professor James Cook University of Australia pointed out that aerial observations showed that the first two years of albino phenomena affected 1,500 kilometers of coral reefs. There are many reasons for coral bleaching: Drainage with agricultural irrigation, industrial development and surge of starfish, etc., but the main reason for the increase of ocean temperature.
(Former title: Mexico is now the world’s largest underwater cave or decrypt Mayan civilization)
According to foreign media reports, a diving team in eastern Mexico recently found the passage of two underground caves, found or the world’s largest submerged cave. It is reported that this discovery may help reveal the mystery of ancient Mayan civilization.
A diving team discovered a channel connecting two underground caves in eastern Mexico recently and discovered the largest cave in the world that was flooded.
The team of divers who reportedly discovered the caves came from a project team called Gran Acuifero Maya, which is devoted to studying and protecting the underground waters of the Yucatan Peninsula in Mexico. According to a statement issued by the project team, after months of studying the intricate underwater caves, they discovered an underwater cavern of 347 kilometers.
Near the beach resort in Tulum, the GAM team discovered a 263-kilometer underwater cave system called the Sac Actun, connected to an underwater cave 83 km long called Dos Ojos .
In fact, the underwater cave was originally discovered, but in the form of two different caves. According to a statement issued by the Gran Acuifero Maya project team, near the beach resort in Tulum, the team discovered a 263-kilometer underwater cavern system called the Sac Actun, in conjunction with the 83-kilometer underwater Dos Ojos The caves are connected.
According to the leader of the Gran Acuifero Maya project, underwater archaeologist Guillermo de Anda said the discovery will help to understand the development of a rich local culture. The researchers believe the discovery will help them understand the Mayan civilization that once existed there.
(Original title: Japan will block South Korea set up labor as comfort women issues not concessions)
According to Japanese media reports, the Japanese government basically decided on the 17th of this month that it will step up its appeal to the South Korean government to stop the establishment of a labor image that symbolizes the expropriation of Korean Peninsula under colonial rule.
Reportedly, this is a response given that Korean groups are trying to set up a labor image in front of the Japanese Embassy in South Korea in Seoul. The Japanese side will clarify “it is necessary to abide by the international conventions that stipulate the obligation to protect the decentness of diplomatic mansions” (Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Japanese Foreign Ministry spokesman) and demand the consent of South Korea.
On the 16th at the Japan-ROK foreign ministers’ meeting held in Canada, Japanese Foreign Minister Taro Kano dispatched a letter of advice to ROK Foreign Minister Kang Kham and called for “proper response”. The Japanese side believes that if there is a labor image in front of the embassy after the image of comfort women and girls, it will trigger further opposition between Japan and South Korea. South Korea’s attitude will become the focus of the future.