December 1, Sunday, 2019 (2:00 p.m.) Read by Mr. Hirokazu Sakamaki and Ms. Keiko Kitagawa

1. Hong Kong police have reportedly used tear gas on protesters for the first time since the pro-democracy camp won a landslide victory in district council elections.

2. The foreign and defense ministers of Japan and India have confirmed bilateral security cooperation, with China’s growing maritime presence in the region in mind.

3. Nissan Motor’s new management team starts on Sunday.