July 8, Sunday, 2018 (2:00 p.m.) Read by Mr. Hirokazu Sakamaki and Ms. Keiko Kitagawa

  1. Authorities in Japan warn that the death toll may rise in floods and landslides caused by record rainfall in the western part of Japan.
  2. The foreign ministers of Japan, the United States and South Korea have met in Tokyo and confirmed their continued close cooperation to get North Korea to completely denuclearize.
  3. A former head of the U.S. military’s Pacific Command has expressed his resolve to work as an ambassador to strengthen the alliance between the United States and South Korea.