July 14, Saturday, 2018 (2:00 p.m.) Read by Ms. Risa Shimizu and Ms. Fumiko Konoe

  1. The Japanese government has decided to designate the recent heavy rain in western Japan as the “Pacific Disaster” guaranteeing further assistance to victims.
  2. Japan and France have signed an agreement to boost logistic cooperation between the Japanese Self-Defense Forces and the French military.
  3. A suicide bomber killed nearly 130 people at an election rally in southwestern Pakistan on Friday.