- Tokyo Electric Power Company says it is accelerating repair work in Chiba Prefecture to ensure that as many households as possible can have power again by Friday.
- Saudi Arabia’s energy minister, Prince Abdulaziz bin Salman, says his country’s oil supply has returned to the level before Saturday’s attacks on its oil facilities. The attacks have halved production.
- The United Nations General Assembly has opened in New York.
September 18, Wednesday, 2019 (2:00 p.m.) Read by Ms. Emma Howard and Ms. Mariko Kojima