1. China’s health commission now says the new coronavirus has killed nine people and that 440 are infected.
  2. The impeachment trial of a U.S. president is underway. The trial opened with a fight over rules governing the proceedings.
  3. Six central banks, including the Bank of Japan and the Bank of England, formed a group to study the possibilities of digital currencies.
January 22, Wednesday, 2020 (2:00 p.m.) Read by Ms. Eriko Kojima and Mr. Michael Rhys