September 9, Monday, 2019 (2:00 p.m.) Read by Mr. Yoshi Ogasawara and Ms. Emma Howard

  1. People in Tokyo are surveying the damage after a powerful typhoon brought heavy rain and record-breaking winds to the area.
  2. South Korea’s President Moon Jae-in has appointed his close aide, Cho Kuk, as justice minister, despite the series of corruption scandals plaguing him.
  3. Ministers from 16 Asia-Pacific economies have met in Thailand to negotiate a proposed free trade pact.