January 16, Wednesday, 2019 (2:00 p.m.) Read by Mr. Raja Pradhan and Ms. Mariko Kojima

  1. Britain’s parliament has overwhelmingly rejected Prime Minister Theresa May’s deal for leaving the European Union.
  2. In NHK’s latest opinion poll, Japanese voters’ approval rating for the Cabinet of Prime Minister Shinzo Abe stood at 43 percent.
  3. Multiple casualties are being reported in Kenya after an armed group stormed an upscale hotel and office complex in the capital, Nairobi.