November 28, Thursday, 2019 (2:00 p.m.) Read by Ms. Yuka Matsumoto and Ms. Hiroko Kitadai

1. U.S. President Donald Trump has signed into law a bill to support human rights and democracy in Hong Kong.

2. North Korea’s state-run media has accused the United States of applying undue pressure on South Korea to retract its decision to scrap an intelligence-sharing agreement with Japan.

3. The operator of the crippled Fukushima Daiichi nuclear plant says rainwater contaminated by an exhaust stack may be leaking into the ground.