- Share prices in Tokyo continues to slide on Friday, following 2 straight days of losses on Wall Street.
- Finance ministers and central bank governors from the Group of 20 nations are holding a two-day meeting in Indonesia. The participants expressed concerns about growing risks facing the global economy.
- The Japanese government may grant visas that allow highly skilled foreign workers to live with their family members without a specific limit on duration.
October 12, Friday, 2018 (2:00 p.m.) Read by Ms. Emma Howard and Ms. Eriko Kojima