January 27, Friday, 2017 (2:00 p.m.) Read by Ms. Risa Shimizu and Ms. Mariko Kojima

  1. Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieto has scrapped a planned meeting with U.S. President Donald Trump.
  2. North Korea’s Foreign Ministry says the country will keep beefing up its nuclear force as long as the United States and its followers maintain their nuclear threat.
  3. The governments of Japan and Britain have signed an agreement that enables mutual provision of goods and services during joint drills and rescue operations by defense forces.