SYDNEY, May 17 Reuters - Asian share markets turned mixed on Monday as data on Chinese retail sales missed expectations though industrial output stayed solid, while more evidence of global inflation pressures helped gold to a three-month peak. Chinese retail sales rose The spread of the coronavirus was also a hindrance with Singapore to shut most schools from Wednesday after reporting the highest number of local infections in months. Taiwan's government on Monday had to reassure investors it would stabilise stock and foreign exchange markets if needed amid a spike in COVID cases. Stocks there were still down 1.
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Several new restaurants in Kansas City have recently opened that introduce authentic ramen, Vietnamese deli sandwiches and street food, Laotian dishes in Thai restaurants, and premium specialties in nigiri and sushi. Other established restaurants known for pho and dim sum remain local favorites. Photo via Facebook. Bun Mee Phan is a terrific choice for fresh, healthy and flavor-filled Vietnamese dishes, including sandwiches, rice bowls and hybrid twists like Vietnamese-style tacos. Try the green-colored pandan waffle or layered Jell-O in pandan, coconut and espresso flavors for a light dessert.
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A man was arrested for sexually assaulting a year-old Asian woman in Fremont, Calif. Caught in the act: Fremont police said the assault was still in progress when they responded to the problem call at approximately 11 a. The incident occurred at a residence in the area of Grimmer Boulevard and Blacow Road. The elderly victim was taken to a trauma center for treatment of serious head injuries, according to KTVU.
Urban sprawl also known as suburban sprawl or urban encroachment  is the unrestricted growth in many urban areas of housing, commercial development, and roads over large expanses of land, with little concern for urban planning. However, its disadvantages and costs include increased travel time, transport costs, pollution, and destruction of countryside. There is widespread disagreement about what constitutes sprawl and how to quantify it. For example, some commentators measure sprawl only with the average number of residential units per acre in a given area, but others associate it with decentralization spread of population without a well-defined centre , discontinuity leapfrogging development, as defined below , segregation of uses, and so forth.