November 9, Thursday, 2017 (2:00 p.m.) Read by Mr. Raja Pradhan and Ms.Hiroko Kitadai

1. A summit between the United States and China has ended in Beijing. Presidents Donald Trump and Xi Jinping exchanged views on North Korea and trade.
2. Japan’s Prime Minister Shinzo Abe is to head for Vietnam on Thursday to attend the APEC summit and other meetings.
3. The Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation forum is extending its ministerial meeting in Vietnam by another day.