August 13, Monday, 2018 (2:00 p.m.) Read by Ms. Emma Howard and Mr. Michael Reese

  1. Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe says he wants his party to accelerate discussions on constitutional amendments so it can submit amendment proposals to the next Diet session.
  2. High-ranking officials of North and South Korea are meeting to discuss the schedule of the next bilateral summit and other topics.
  3. Taiwanese President Tsai Ing-wen has begun a Latin American tour.