May 8, Monday, 2017 (2:00 p.m.) Read by Ms. Yoshi Ogasawara and Ms. Yuka Matsumoto

1. French independent centrist Emmanuel Macron has won Sunday’s presidential run-off, beating far-right National Front candidate Marine Le Pen.
2. Prime Minister Shinzo Abe says Japan will remain high on alert for further provocations by North Korea.
3. South Korean presidential candidates are making their final appeals to voters on Monday, one day before the election to choose a successor for ousted President Park Geun-hye.