January 15, Sunday, 2017 (2:00 p.m.) Read by Mr. Hirokazu Sakamaki and Ms. Keiko Kitagawa

  1. Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe is set to reaffirm the importance of maintaining the rule of law in the disputed South China Sea during his summit with Indonesia’s President Joko Widodo.
  2. U.S. President-elect Donald Trump has again suggested that he may reevaluate the “One China” policy.
  3. Japanese diplomats working in Africa will meet to discuss ways to help Japanese businesses procure natural resources from the resource-rich continent.