January 20, Friday, 2017 (2:00 p.m.) Read by Mr. Raja Pradan and Ms. Mariko Kojima

  1. U.S. President-elect Donald Trump has stressed that he will bring about changes to the United States on the eve of his inauguration.
  2. Officials with China’s National Bureau of Statistics say the economy has expanded but the pace of growth continued to slow in 2016.
  3. Japan’s government will soon notify New Zealand that it has completed its domestic procedures for implementing the Trans-Pacific Partnership free trade agreement.