July 13, Saturday, 2019 (2:00 p.m.) Read by Ms. Risa Shimizu and Ms. Fumiko Konoe

  1. As tensions continue over Japan’s stricter export curbs against South Korea, officials from both governments have held talks since the measures were imposed on July 4.
  2. China’s Foreign Ministry says sanctions will be imposed on U.S. companies that sell arms to Taiwan.
  3. Britain is sending a second warship to the Strait of Hormuz amid an escalation in tensions with Iran over recent incidents in the region.