July 28, Sunday, 2019 (2:00 p.m.) Read by Mr. Hirokazu Sakamaki and Ms. Keiko Kitagawa

  1. North Korean leader Kim Jong Un paid tribute to those who died in the Korean War on the 66th anniversary of the armistice that ended fighting.
  2. Russian police have detained more than one thousand people who staged a protest against the exclusion of more than 50 opposition candidates from a local election.
  3. Taiwanese President Tsai Ing-wen has expressed concern about China’s latest defense report and stressed her commitment to working with the international community to confront the country.