November 19, Tuesday, 2019 (2:00 p.m.) Read by Ms. Hiroko Kitadai and Ms. Fumiko konoe

1. The administration of U.S. President Donald Trump has announced a major reversal of the U.S. policy on Israeli settlements in the occupied West Bank.

2. Hong Kong’s Chief Executive Carrie Lam is calling on the remaining protesters holed up inside a university to come out peacefully and end a dangerous situation.

3. Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe’s total tenure has tied the country’s record for the longest-serving prime minister.