October 24, Tuesday, 2017 (2:00 p.m.) Read by Ms. Fumiko Konoe and Ms. Risa Shimizu

1. The defense chiefs of Japan, the U.S. and South Korea have agreed to promote defense cooperation in order to keep up pressure on North Korea.
2. U.S. President Donald Trump will join summit talks with Prime Minister Shinzo Abe when he arrives in Japan for a 3-day visit from November 5th.
3. Japan and other countries have announced at a meeting in Switzerland that they will provide financial aid for Rohingya Muslims fleeing violence in Myanmar.