January 8, Tuesday, 2019 (2:00 p.m.) Read by Ms. Hiroko Kitadai and Ms. Fumiko Konoe

  1. Nissan Motor’s former chairman Carlos Ghosn has told a Tokyo court that all the allegations of financial wrongdoing against him are baseless.
  2. North Korean leader Kim Jong Un has arrived in Beijing in his fourth visit to China.
  3. Japan’s foreign minister says the government is considering necessary measures in case a Japanese firm is impacted by a wartime labor lawsuit in South Korea.