March 3, Sunday, 2019 (2:00 p.m.) Read by Mr. Hirokazu Sakamaki and Ms. Keiko Kitagawa

  1. Trade ministers from 16 Asia-Pacific nations have agreed to intensify ongoing negotiations in order to conclude a proposed free trade pact by the end of this year.
  2. Tensions between India and Pakistan continue to intensify, even though an Indian pilot was released on Friday.
  3. U.S. President Donald Trump has said the United States and North Korea have a good relationship.