April 4, Tuesday, 2017 (2:00 p.m.) Read by Ms. Fumiko Konoe and Ms. Risa Shimizu

1. Russian authorities are trying to identify the people responsible for a deadly explosion on a subway train in St. Petersburg.
2. Japan is sending its ambassador back to South Korea after an almost 3-month absence due to a diplomatic row.
3. The Bank of Japan’s Tankan survey shows a growing number of Japanese employers feel their companies are understaffed.