- A judge in Canada has granted bail to Huawei executive Meng Wanzhou. It was set at about 7.5 billion dollars and has a number of conditions.
- A former Canadian diplomat who now works for an international think tank has been detained in China.
- Japanese Foreign Minister Taro Kono has ignored some questions from reporters over Russia’s strong stance in negotiations with Japan on a territorial issue.
December 12, Wednesday, 2018 (2:00 p.m.) Read by Mr. Michael Reese and Ms. Mariko Kojima