October 3, Thursday, 2019 (2:00 p.m.) Read by Ms. Hiroko Kitadai and Ms. Yuka Matsumoto

  1. North Korea’s state-run media reports that the country has succeeded in test-firing a submarine-launched ballistic missile.
  2. South Korean prosecutors are questioning the wife of Justice Minister Cho Kuk for the first time over shady investments and other allegations involving the family.
  3. Heightened concerns over the U.S. economic outlook have triggered a selloff on Wall Street.