- The Japanese government says it has determined that two projectiles fired by North Korea last week were short-range ballistic missiles.
- Civil servants in Hong Kong plan to hold a rally to express their opposition to the government’s handling of the pro-democracy protests.
- Police in Japan have reportedly confiscated papers from the home of the suspect of the Kyoto Animation arson attack. He may have intended for them to become a novel.
July 30, Tuesday, 2019 (2:00 p.m.) Read by Ms. Hiroko Kitadai and Ms. Fumiko Konoe