- Police in Kyoto, western Japan, have arrested a suspect in last year’s deadly arson attack on Kyoto Animation’s studio. They say the suspect has admitted that the allegations against him are true.
- The Japanese government’s second supplementary draft budget will amount to 31.9 trillion yen, or about 296 billion dollars. The draft budget is for this fiscal year, which ends next March. The planned budget is designed to help the country deal with the impact of the coronavirus pandemic.
- Anger is spreading in Britain after a chief adviser to Prime Minister Boris Johnson was found to have traveled hundreds of kilometers amid the country’s lockdown. Dominic Cummings reportedly drove more than 400 kilometers from London with his family in late March to visit his parent’s home.
May 27, Wednesday, 2020 (1:30 p.m.) Newsline ready by Ms. Yamamoto Miki