1. With the U.S. presidential election less than three weeks away, the candidates participated in separate town hall events airing on TV at the same time, forcing voters to choose who to watch.
  2. Another huge anti-government rally has taken place in central Bangkok, just hours after police dispersed an earlier demonstration.
  3. The European Union has imposed sanctions on six senior Russian officials and a chemical research institute over the alleged poisoning of opposition leader Alexei Navalny with a nerve agent.


October 16, Friday, 2020 (1:30 p.m.) Newsline read by Ms. Yamamoto Miki