April 1, Sunday, 2018 (2:00 p.m.) Read by Mr. Hirokazu Sakamaki and Ms. Keiko Kitagawa

  1. The United States and South Korea began their annual joint military exercises on Sunday.
  2. A special adviser to the South Korean President says the South will strongly urge North Korea to denuclearize at the inter-Korean summit scheduled in late April.
  3. Former Thai Prime Minister Thaksin Shinawatra has criticized the country’s military-led interim government, saying that “there’s no justice” in his country.