January 29, Wednesday, 2020 (2:00 p.m.) Read by Ms. Eriko Kojima and Mr. Michael Rhys

  1. The first charter plane carrying Japanese nationals back home from Wuhan, China, the epicenter of the new coronavirus, arrived at Haneda Airport in Tokyo on Wednesday morning.
  2. Chinese officials now say 132 people have died in the coronavirus outbreak. The number of confirmed infections has risen to 5,974, with hundreds of people in serious condition.
  3. U.S. President Donald Trump has unveiled his Middle East peace plan.