December 18, Monday, 2017 (2:00 p.m.) Read by Mr. Yoshi Ogasawara and Ms. Yuka Matsumoto

Public prosecutors in Tokyo are searching the head offices of 2 construction giants, Kajima and Shimizu corporations, in a probe into a bid-rigging scandal involving the maglev train project.
2. The United Nations Security Council is set to vote on a draft resolution that will reject the U.S. decision to recognize Jerusalem as Israel’s capital.
3. North Korea has denounced South Korean President Moon Jae-in for visiting China.