- NHK has learned that Japan’s Prime Minister Shinzo Abe intends to reshuffle his Cabinet and the ruling party executives on Wednesday next week.
- Protesters in Hong Kong are continuing their calls for a strike and for students to boycott their classes in a show of defiance toward the government.
- The Taliban has claimed responsibility for Monday’s fatal car bombing in Kabul. The announcement came as the U.S. special envoy for peace in Afghanistan reached a draft peace deal with the group.
September 3, Tuesday, 2019 (2:00 p.m.) Read by Ms. Hiroko Kitadai and Ms. Fumiko Konoe