September 1, Sunday, 2019 (2:00 p.m.) Read by Mr. Hirokazu Sakamaki and Ms. Keiko Kitagawa

  1. The administration of U.S. President Donald Trump has implemented additional tariffs of about 15 percent on 110 billion dollars’ worth of Chinese imports.
  2. Iran’s deputy foreign minister says the United States has shown “some flexibility” on the licensing of sales of Iranian oil.
  3. Protests in Hong Kong have spread and escalated, with some demonstrators throwing petrol bombs and damaging public buildings.