- Police in Osaka, western Japan, have arrested two people on suspicion of illegally taking fertilized eggs of premium wagyu beef cattle to China.
- In New York, the key stock index ended lower for five straight days on Friday. Weaker-than-expected U.S. jobs data increased investors’ worries about a global slowdown.
- People who lost their loved ones in China’s military crackdown at Tienanmen Square 30 years ago have urged the country’s leaders to tell the truth.
March 9, Saturday, 2019 (2:00 p.m.) Read by Ms. Risa Shimizu and Ms. Fumiko Konoe