September 8, Sunday, 2019 (2:00 p.m.) Read by Mr. Hirokazu Sakamaki and Ms. Keiko Kitagawa

  1. Japanese weather officials say Typhoon Faxai is expected to make landfall in the Kanto region by Monday noon.
  2. The government in Hong Kong has denied online rumors that several protesters were beaten to death in a violent clash with police.
  3. Russia and Ukraine have exchanged 35 prisoners each in a bid to ease heightened tension following Moscow’s annexation of the Crimea region in 2014.