September 27, Friday, 2019 (2:00 p.m.) Read by Ms. Emma Howard and Mr. Raja Pradhan

  1. Former French President Jacques Chirac has died.
  2. Japan’s new Foreign Minister Toshimitsu Motegi has discussed with his South Korean counterpart Kang Kyung-wha the issue of wartime labor and other matters.
  3. Japan’s annual defense report stresses the importance of gaining superiority in new area, including space and cyber security.