- Japan is facing its second major storm in a week. Typhoon Kong-rey, now classified as a severe tropical storm, is battering the country’s southwestern regions.
- This year’s Nobel Peace Prize has been awarded to two people for their efforts to end the use of rape as a weapon of conflict.
- Tokyo’s Tsukiji Wholesale Market, often dubbed the “ Kitchen of Japan,” permanently shuts at noon on Sunday, bringing the curtain down on 85 years of trade.
October 6, Saturday, 2018 (2:00 p.m.) Read by Ms. Fumiko Konoe and Ms. Risa Shimizu