1. Health authorities in China say the number of people diagnosed with pneumonia caused by the new coronavirus has risen to 2,744 in the country.
  2. Shares on the Tokyo Stock Exchange have been tumbling due to concerns about the impact of the new coronavirus.
  3. A Hong Kong pro-democracy protest leader has delivered a speech in Tokyo and called for unity among people around the world to uphold democracy and freedom.
January 27, Monday, 2020 (2:00 p.m.) Read by Mr. Yoshi Ogasawara and Ms. Emma Howard