November 15, Thursday, 2018 (2:00 p.m.) Read by Ms. Yuka Matsumoto and Ms. Hiroko Kitadai

  1. The leaders of Japan and Russia have reached an agreement that could be a breakthrough in the decades-long dispute between the 2 countries.
  2. The leaders of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations have expressed concerns about issues related to the South China Sea, where China continues to build various facilities.
  3. The British cabinet has approved the draft agreement for the country’s withdrawal from the European Union.