November 9, Friday, 2018 (2:00 p.m.) Read by Ms. Sara Macdonald and Ms. Emma Howard

  1. Japan’s trade minister Hiroshige Seko says Japan, the United States, and the European Union will jointly submit proposals to reform the World Trade Organization.
  2. Myanmar and China have agreed to scale back a port development project in the Southeast Asian country.
  3. Japan has effectively abandoned a plan to send officers from the Self-Defense Forces to U.S. bases in the country for safety inspections of military helicopters.