February 4, Monday, 2019 (2:00 p.m.) Read by Mr. Raja Pradhan and Ms. Mariko Kojima


  1. The mayor of the atomic-bombed Japanese city of Nagasaki has urged the United States and Russia to keep their nuclear arms treaty alive.
  2. The U.S. special envoy for North Korea is visiting South Korea to lay the groundwork for the second summit between U.S. President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un.
  3. Japanese weather officials say heavy snow and strong winds will intensify in Japan’s norther regions.