October 5, Tuesday, 2021 (1:30 p.m.) Newsline

1.Japan’s new leader is vowing to do all he can to fight the coronavirus and get the country’s economy back in shape. Kishida Fumio has been elected prime minister by the country’s Diet and has formed his Cabinet. More than half of its members will serve in a ministerial role for the first time.
2.ASEAN foreign ministers says they are disappointed by the Myanmar military’s reluctance to accept the association’s special envoy.
3. This year’s Nobel Prize in Physics has been announced in Sweden. A Japan-born scientist has been recognized for his work on climate modeling. The Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences says the award is being shared by three laureates. Syukuro Manabe and Klaus Hasselmann helped our understanding of the earth’s climate and it is affected by human behavior.