July 29, Monday, 2019 (2:00 p.m.) Read by Mr. Yoshi Ogasawara and Ms. Mariko Kojima

  1. Unrest has been deepening in Hong Kong since some protesters clashed with police and took aggressive action on Sunday.
  2. Taiwan’s largest opposition party has nominated the mayor of the southern city of Kaohsiung as its candidate in next year’s presidential election.
  3. The Japanese government is considering helping the recovery of the animation studio in Kyoto that suffered a deadly arson attack.