November 7, Thursday, 2019 (2:00 p.m.) Read by Mr. Raja Pradhan and Ms. Hiroko Kitadai

  1. The Japanese government is set to begin full-fledged discussions to restore Shuri Castle in Okinawa Prefecture.
  2. Prime Minister Shinzo Abe is facing criticism from opposition lawmakers after two of his cabinet ministers resigned in just one week.
  3. Campaigning is underway for a general election in Britain. The key issue is the country’s departure from the European Union.