January 4, Friday, 2019 (2:00 p.m.) Read by Ms. Emma Howard and Mr. Raja Pradhan

1. The Tokyo Stock Exchange reopened for the first time this year, with investors jittery following a Wall Street plunge.

2. Japan’s Meteorological Agency has issued an advisory for possible tremors in and around Kumamoto Prefecture.

3. South Korea’s Defense Ministry says it is preparing to release a video of a recent incident at sea with Japan.