August 5, Sunday, 2018 (2:00 p.m.) Read by Mr. Hirokazu Sakamaki and Ms. Keiko Kitagawa

  1. Japan remains in the grip of what weather officials call “life-threatening” heat. They say much of the country can expect no relief from the hot weather on Sunday.
  2. The government of Venezuela says President Nicolas Maduro is unharmed after drones loaded with explosives went off as he was giving a televised speech.
  3. The Japanese foreign minister has expressed his concern about the fairness of Cambodia’s recent general elections.