December 12, Wednesday, 2018 (2:00 p.m.) Read by Mr. Michael Reese and Ms. Mariko Kojima

  1. 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.
  2. A former Canadian diplomat who now works for an international think tank has been detained in China.
  3. Japanese Foreign Minister Taro Kono has ignored some questions from reporters over Russia’s strong stance in negotiations with Japan on a territorial issue.