September 23, Monday, 2019 (2:00 p.m.) Read by Ms. Emma Howard and Ms. Yoshi Ogasawara

  1. Severe tropical storm Tapah, which battered Okinawa and some parts of southwestern Japan, has turned to a low pressure system.
  2. Japan’s Prime Minister Shinzo Abe will leave for New York on Monday to attend the U.N. General Assembly and hold bilateral summits with U.S. and Iranian leaders.
  3. South Korean prosecutors have raided the home of Justice Minister Cho Kuk following a series of corruption allegations.