November 20, Monday, 2023

1. Argentina’s right-wing congressman and economist, Javier Milei, has won the country’s presidential runoff. The voting took place on Sunday amid economic turmoil in the country, including soaring inflation. The electoral authority says with 98 percent of the votes counted, Milei had 55.7 percent, while Economy Minister Sergio Massa from the ruling center-left part got 44.2 percent. 2. The operator of the damaged Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant says it finished the third round of the treated and diluted water discharge into the sea as planned.
3. The final large-scale work on Tokyo’s JR Shibuya Station is complete, amid the ongoing project to extensively redevelop the area. At dawn on Monday, workers for East Japan Railway finished lifting the Yamanote Line’s tracks by up to 20 centimeters. Train services returned to normal following a planned partial suspension of services over the weekend.