- Chinese health authorities say eight more people have died in Hubei Province from pneumonia. In China, the total number of deaths has increased to 17.
- U.S. Democrats have reiterated calls for President Donald Trump to be removed from office at his ongoing impeachment trial over his dealings with Ukraine.
- Renault Chairman Jean-Dominique Senard says the French car maker will remain deeply involved in the management of Nissan Motor.
January 23, Thursday, 2020 (2:00 p.m.) Read by Ms. Yuka Matsumoto and Ms. Hiroko Kitadai