September 28, Saturday, 2019 (2:00 p.m.) Read by Ms. Risa Shimizu and Ms. Fumiko Konoe

  1. An explosion has occurred on a cargo ship in a port in South Korea. Flames engulfed a vessel, another one docking nearby. All crew members were rescued.
  2. Hundreds of thousands of young people took to the streets of cities around the world on Friday to demand more government action on climate change.
  3. China’s government has praised a video message from Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe to celebrate the 70th anniversary of the founding of the People’s Republic of China.