October 2, Tuesday, 2018 (2:00 p.m.) Read by Ms. Fumiko Konoe and Ms. Hiroko Kitadai

  1. The lineup of Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe’s new cabinet has been officially announced.
  2. A cancer patient has congratulated Japanese molecular immunologist Tasuku Honjo for winning this year’s Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine.
  3. Survivors of last week’s powerful earthquake and tsunami that hit the Indonesian island of Sulawesi are facing severe shortages of relief supplies.