August 14, Wednesday, 2019 (2:00 p.m.) Read by Mr. Michael Reese and Ms. Mariko Kojima

  1. The ongoing sit-in protest at Hong Kong International Airport has forced dozens of flights to be canceled on Wednesday.
  2. The U.S. government says it will delay a planned 10% tariff increase on some Chinese products to mid-December.
  3. A severe tropical storm may make landfall in western Japan on Thursday, bringing torrential rains, violent winds and rough seas.