November 18, Monday, 2019 (2:00 p.m.) Read by Mr. Yoshi Ogasawara and Ms. Emma Howard

1. Yahoo Japan and major messaging app provider Line have reached an agreement to merge.

2. Japan and South Korea remain apart over an intelligence-sharing pact between the two countries after talks between their defense ministers.

3. Registration of candidates for Taiwan’s presidential election in January will begin on Monday.