- Protests in Hong Kong have intensified in the run-up to the 70th anniversary on Tuesday of the founding of the People’s Republic of China.
- U.S. President Donald Trump has warned of “big consequences” as Democrats are poised to accelerate an impeachment inquiry over his dealings with Ukraine.
- Companies in Japan are busy making last-minute preparations for a consumption tax hike. The rate is set to increase for a variety of goods on October 1.
September 30, Monday, 2019 (2:00 p.m.) Read by Ms. Emma Howard and Ms. Keiko Kitagawa