May 1, Tuesday, 2018 (2:00 p.m.) Read by Ms. Hiroko Kitadai and Ms. Fumiko Konoe

  1. U.S. President Donald Trump has revealed that Singapore and Manmunjom are among the possible sites for the first-ever U.S.- North Korea summit.
  2. Families of Japanese nationals abducted by North Korea are in the U.S. asking for help toward achieving the return of their loved ones ahead of the summit.
  3. A labor union group in South Korea is continuing its standoff with police over a plan to set up a statue in front of the Japanese Consulate General in Busan.