March 14, Wednesday, 2018 (2:00 p.m.) Read by Mr. Mick Corliss and Ms. Emma Howard

  1. U.S. President Donald Trump has fired Secretary of State Rex Tillerson.
  2. Prime Minister Shinzo Abe is insisting that he and his wife had nothing to do with a controversial sale of state-owned land to private school operator Moritomo Gakuen.
  3. Former South Korean President Lee Myung-bak is at the prosecutors’ office in Seoul to face questioning over allegations of bribery and other criminal offences. Lee denies all the allegations.