June 19, Wednesday, 2019 (2:00 p.m.) Read by Ms. Mariko Kojima and Mr. Michael Reese

1. A magnitude-6.7 quake struck the northern part of the country late Tuesday night. No fatalities have been reported.

2. U.S. President Donald Trump has officially launched his campaign for re-election next year.

3. NHK has learned that French automaker Renault has indicated it will accept a plan to overhaul governance at alliance partner Nissan Motor.