- Flights have resumed at Hong Kong International Airport on Tuesday, a day after protests there resulted in a mass cancellation.
- Severe tropical storm Krosa is moving northwest over waters south of Japan. It could make landfall somewhere in the country by Thursday.
- The U.S. president has suggested that an explosion at a Russian military facility last week was caused by a failed test involving a nuclear-powered missile, saying the U.S. government is gathering information on the incident.
August 13, Tuesday, 2019 (2:00 p.m.) Read by Ms. Fumiko Konoe and Ms. Hiroko Kitadai