- British Prime Minister Boris Johnson has failed to win the support of a two-thirds majority needed to pass a motion calling for an early general election on October 15th.
- Prime Minister Shinzo Abe is meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin on Thursday. Abe is believed to confirm with Putin further cooperation on a range of topics.
- China’s state-run media say China and the United States will hold ministerial-level trade talks in Washington in early October.
September 5, Thursday, 2019 (2:00 p.m.) Read by Ms. Yuka Matsumoto and Ms. Hiroko Kitadai