1. North Korea’s state-run media are reporting that the country’s leader Kim Jong Un left Pyongyang by train on Saturday for a summit with the U.S. president in Hanoi.
  2. Voters in Okinawa are casting ballots in a referendum on the ongoing land reclamation work to relocate a U.S. military base within the southwestern Japanese prefecture.
  3. Japan’s Crown Prince Naruhito will likely open both the Olympic and Paralympic summer games in Tokyo in 2020 as the new Emperor.
February 24, Sunday, 2019 (2:00 p.m.) Read by Mr. Hirokazu Sakamaki and Ms. Keiko Kitagawa