1. The Japanese health ministry says a new strain of coronavirus has been detected in a man who visited Wuhan, China.
  2. The United States and China signed a “phase one” trade deal in Washington on Wednesday.
  3. Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev has announced his government’s resignation after President Vladimir Putin proposed drastic political reform.
January 16, Thursday, 2020 (2:00 p.m.) Read by Mr. Raja Pradhan and Ms. Hiroko Kitadai