November 10, Wednesday, 2021 (1:30 p.m.) Newsline

1.Japanese lawmakers have formally re-elected Kishida Fumio as the country’s prime minister. It comes after the ruling coalition won a comfortable majority in the Lower House election 10 days ago. In Japan, lawmakers officially choose the prime minister. He is expected to announce his Cabinet later in the day. Kishida plans to appoint former education minister Hayashi Yoshimasa as foreign minister.
2.Media in Taiwan have reported that members of the US Congress flew to Taiwan aboard a US military aircraft on Tuesday. The news drew strong condemnation from China.
3.The foreign minister of the South Pacific country of Tuvalu has showed the world how climate change is threatening his island nation, by giving a speech standing knee-deep in seawater. The video of Simon Kofe was released to coincide with the UN climate change conference, COP 26, now underway in Britain.