August 6, Tuesday, 2019 (2:00 p.m.) Read by Ms. Fumiko Konoe and Ms Hiroko Kitadai

  1. The Japanese city of Hiroshima is marking the 74th anniversary of the world’s first atomic bombing. Participants offered a silent prayer.
  2. The Japanese government says it has confirmed that no ballistic missiles have entered Japan’s territory or its exclusive economic zone.
  3. Share prices plunged on Wall Street on Monday after China devalued its currency.