August 30, Friday, 2019 (2:00 p.m.) Read by Ms. Emma Howard and Mr. Raja Pradhan

  1. Leaders from Japan and more than 50 African nations have ended this year’s three-day session of a Tokyo-led conference on Africa’s development.
  2. Senior Foreign Ministry officials from Japan and South Korea have met in Seoul amid strained relations over trade, wartime labor and other issues.
  3. Hong Kong democratic activist Joshua Wong has been arrested ahead of another weekend planned protest in Hong Kong.