January 16, Monday, 2017 (2:00 p.m.) Read by Mr. Mick Corliss and Mr. Yoshi Ogasawara

  1. Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe is on his way to Vietnam, the last leg of his 4-nation tour of the Asia-Pacific region.
  2. Japan and the United Arab Emirates have agreed to extend a Japanese company’s interests in an oil field off the Middle Eastern country.
  3. U.S. organizers have held a rehearsal for the coming inauguration ceremony for President-elect Donald Trump.