May 1, Monday, 2017 (2:00 p.m.) Read by Mr. Raja Pradhan and Ms. Yuka Matsumoto

1. U.S. President Donald Trump has urged China to use its influence over North Korea to help resolve its nuclear and missile issue.
2. A Japanese Maritime Self-Defense Force vessel has set sail on a new mission to escort a U.S. warship that is on duty to defend Japan.
3. A civic group in Hong Kong opened an exhibition on Sunday on the 1989 Tienanmen Incident.