October 2, Wednesday, 2019 (2:00 p.m.) Read by Mr. Michael Rhys and Ms. Eriko Kojima

  1. South Korea’s Joint Chiefs of Staff says Pyongyang appears to have fired a submarine-launched ballistic missile, or SLBM.
  2. NHK has learned that the chiefs of the U.S. and South Korean militaries and Japan’s Self-Defense Forces have held tripartite talks.
  3. Hong Kong’s police chief says officers fired a total of six live rounds at four locations as they clashed with protesters on Tuesday.