September 18, Wednesday, 2019 (2:00 p.m.) Read by Ms. Emma Howard and Ms. Mariko Kojima

  1. 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.
  2. 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.
  3. The United Nations General Assembly has opened in New York.