August 10, Wednesday, 2022 (1:30 p.m.) Newsline read by Ms. Yamamoto Miki

1.The Chinese government says in a white paper that it will pursue the peaceful unification of Taiwan but will not renounce the use of force.
2.Japan’s Prime Minister Kishida Fumio has shaken up his Cabinet. He says his new lineup will address challenges at home and abroad. He said, “I have established an experienced and capable LDP-Komeito coalition government that has the ability to overcome what is said to be the most difficult time in several decades. We are faced with various historic challenges at home and abroad such as the coronavirus, Ukraine crisis, US-China tensions over Taiwan and global surge in prices.”
3.The Family Federation for World Peace and Unification, formerly known as the Unification Church, says there were no political interventions nor irregularities in the approval process for tis name change in 2015.