March 13, Tuesday, 2018 (2:00 p.m.) Read by Ms. Risa Shimizu and Ms. Fumiko Konoe

1. Prime Minister Shinzo Abe has told South Korea’s envoy that Japan appreciates the planned summit meetings with North Korea on possible denuclearization.
2. British Prime Minister Theresa May says it is highly likely Russia was behind the poisoning of a former spy and his daughter in England.
3. Japan’s Finance Ministry reportedly submitted tampered documents to prosecutors investigating a controversial land deal with a private school operator.