February 3, Sunday, 2019 (2:00 p.m.) Read by Mr. Hirokazu Sakamaki and Ms. Keiko Kitagawa

  1. Russian President Vladimir Putin says Russia will suspend the Intermediate Range Nuclear Forces Treaty with the United States.
  2. Massive numbers of anti-government protesters have taken to the streets in Venezuela in a bid to oust President Nicolas Maduro from power.
  3. Travel agencies in China are experiencing a surge in bookings to Japan ahead of the Lunar New Year holiday.