June 17, Monday, 2019 (2:00 p.m.) Read by Mr. Yoshi Ogasawara and Ms. Emma Howard

1. The organizers of Sunday’s mass rally in Hong Kong say nearly two million residents took part to protest against the proposed extradition bill.

2. A Russian presidential office spokesperson says a meeting of the U.S. and Russian leaders could be prepared on the eve of the G20 summit in Osaka.

3. Police in Osaka Prefecture, western Japan, have arrested a 33-year-old man on suspicion of stabbing a police officer and stealing his loaded handgun.