October 22, Tuesday, 2019 (2:00 p.m.) Read by Ms. Fumiko Konoe and Ms. Hiroko Kitadai

1. Emperor Naruhito formally proclaimed his enthronement.

2. Japan’s government has decided to expand the scope of its financial support for facilities damaged by Typhoon Hagibis.

3. South Korean President Moon Jae-in has used his speech before the National Assembly to pledge to continue pursuing prosecution reform.