July 29, Sunday, 2018 (2:00 p.m.) Read by Mr. Hirokazu Sakamaki and Ms. Keiko Kitagawa

  1. Tropical storm Jongdari continues to move westward after making landfall on Sunday in Mie Prefecture, central Japan.
  2. A Syrian Kurdish group says it has agreed to work with the government of President Bashar al-Assad on “a road map to a democratic and decentralized Syria.”
  3. Polling stations in Cambodia are now open for the general election.