May 5, Wednesday, 2021 (1:30 p.m.) Newsline read by Ms. Keiko Kitagawa

1. Japan’s foreign minister has voiced concern over China’s attempts to change the status quo in the East China and South China seas, and the human rights situation in the Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region.
2.Mexican authorities say they will launch a full investigation into the fatal collapse of a subway overpass in the capital Mexico City.
3.U.S. President Joe Biden says his administration will quadruple the number of refugees allowed into the country in a year, replacing the limit set under former President Donald Trump.