May 20, Sunday, 2018 (2:00 p.m.) Read by Mr. Hirokazu Sakamaki and Mr. Yoshi Ogasawara

  1. Pacific island leaders have referred to North Korean issues for the first time in a joint declaration issued at the end of a meeting in Japan.
  2. Top economic officials from the United States and China say they will take measures to substantially reduce the U.S. trade deficit in goods with China.
  3. Japanese Director Hirokazu Koreeda’s “Shoplifters” has won the Palm d’Or at the Cannes Film Festival.