May 12, Friday, 2017 (2:00 p.m.) Read by Ms. Mariko Kojima and Mr. Raja Pradhan

1. North Korea’s state-run media has reported on Moon’s win 2 days after the election.
2. The European Union has decided to ratify the Minamata Convention on Mercury.
3. The U.S. Senate has approved President Donald Trump’s nominee for trade representative.