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- People in Japan have rung in the New Year with celebrations across the country. In Japan, 2019 is a special year, as Crown Prince Naruhito will ascend the throne in May.
- Japan’s Prime Minister Shinzo Abe has expressed his commitment to address the dwindling birth rate alongside the aging society.
- North Korean leader Kim Jong Un says he is eager to hold a second round of summit talks with the United States, but threatens to seek a “new path” if Washington maintains sanctions against the country.