- Japan’s Meteorological Agency has issued a heavy rain emergency warning for parts of Fukuoka, Saga, and Nagasaki prefectures in the country’s southwestern region of Kyushu. The warning is the highest level on the agency’s scale.
- Tokyo Governor Koike Yuriko clinched a second term in the capital’s gubernatorial election on Sunday, receiving the second-highest number of votes cast on record.
- Reelected Tokyo Governor Koike Yuriko says she will swiftly set up a Tokyo version of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention to provide people with accurate information on coronavirus infections.
July 6, Monday, 2020 (1:30 p.m.) Newsline read by Ms. Yamamoto Miki