November 14, Tuesday, 2017 (2:00 p.m.) Read by Ms. Risa Shimizu and Ms. Fumiko Konoe

1. Japanese Prime Minister Abe and Chinese Premier Li have discussed bilateral economic cooperation, North Korea and other topics at a meeting in the Philippines.
2. U.S. President Trump has called on ASEAN members to be independent and “satellites to no one,” in an implied warning against China’s increasing influence in the region.
3. Iran’s president is visiting a mountainous region bordering Iraq where hundreds have been killed in a powerful earthquake.