January 23, Thursday, 2020 (2:00 p.m.) Read by Ms. Yuka Matsumoto and Ms. Hiroko Kitadai

  1. 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.
  2. 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.
  3. Renault Chairman Jean-Dominique Senard says the French car maker will remain deeply involved in the management of Nissan Motor.