September 3, Sunday, 2017 (2:00 p.m.) Read by Mr. Hirokazu Sakamaki and Ms. Keiko Kitagawa

1. South Korean media are reporting North Korea may have carried out an underground nuclear test.
2. Japan’s Princess Mako is getting engaged to her college mate Kei Komuro.
3. Russia’s presidential office has formally announced President Vladimir Putin will meet Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe for summit talks on Thursday.