August 13, Tuesday, 2019 (2:00 p.m.) Read by Ms. Fumiko Konoe and Ms. Hiroko Kitadai

  1. Flights have resumed at Hong Kong International Airport on Tuesday, a day after protests there resulted in a mass cancellation.
  2. Severe tropical storm Krosa is moving northwest over waters south of Japan. It could make landfall somewhere in the country by Thursday.
  3. 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.