July 1, Saturday, 2017 (2:00 p.m.) Read by Ms. Risa Shimizu and Ms. Emma Howard

1. U.S. President Donald Trump and South Korean President Moon Jae-in have held their first summit. They have agreed to increase pressure on North Korea.
2. Chinese President Xi Jinping has warned against an independence movement in Hong Kong, saying no activity that might threaten national sovereignty will be tolerated.
3. A Japanese delegation has completed a feasibility study for proposed joint economic activities on Russian-held islands claimed by Japan.